Preliminary searches

Our preliminary search service is aimed to help our clients in planning protection strategies and risk management. A preliminary search conducted when creating a new trademark or expanding its application into new market areas can help in verifying that the intended trademark will not infringe the rights of others, and that there is no other obstacle to its use.

This may avoid the unpleasant surprises and substantial costs that may arise if a trademark has to be changed after deployment due to a prior registration impediment. Preliminary searches can be conducted both in Finland and abroad.Where necessary we may also call on the assistance of our broad and reliable network of IPR specialists in other countries and regions