Trade Marks
• Investigations into use, extent of use, geographical spread of use and date of first use of trade marks
• Investigations into trade mark infringements and passing off
• Investigations into the activities and trading status of owners
• Investigations to establish the profile, history and reputation of trade marks
• Acquisition of trade marks on behalf of an undisclosed principal
• Sample purchases

• Investigations into use of patented products
• Investigations into patent infringements
• Investigations into prior art
• Tracing owners and inventors
• Sample purchases

• Investigations into use of products relevant to the design in question
• Investigations into registered and unregistered design infringements
• Investigations into the activities and trading status of owners and designers
• Investigations into prior art
• Sample purchases

Domain Names
• Investigations into the background of domain name registrant
• Investigations into use and misuse of domain names
• Investigations into bad faith registrations
• Acquisition of domain names on behalf of an undisclosed principal

Budget limits are agreed with Clients at the outset of each investigation. These are based on a standard or premium hourly rate dependent upon the urgency of the investigation. Fixed fee rates are available for trade mark in use investigation and details can be obtained upon application.

In use investigations could start from as little as £400. Please e-mail us at or telephone us on 0161 904 7307 for more details.


IP Investigators Trade Mark In-Use