The service of preliminary search of a trademark (a sign for goods and services) for identity and similarity is conducted with the purpose of checking the originality of your designation (trade mark).
Often customers consider their trade mark to be unique and original and refuse to conduct a preliminary check. Such actions sometimes lead to the refusal of the Office to register due to the presence of a similar registered trademark. In this case, you still have to check, and then apply for registration again. All this entails additional expenses. It is necessary to take into account the fact that the registration of trade mark by the usual procedure takes about a year. If there is a similar or identical to your trademark, you will receive a denial of registration at the end of the above-mentioned period. By that time you will have already spent your time on advertising of your company, signs, etc.
The inspection of uniqueness is also needed to determine the market of competitors. Thanks to the report, you will be able to determine how many entrepreneurs are already manufacturing goods or providing services under a certain brand.
An equally important reason for conducting a preliminary inspection is the registration of a trademark for the .UA domain. Analyzing the results of the inspection, KODEX specialists will be able to determine which trademarks are still at the registration stage and potentially can take the .UA domain. If you own such information, the registration of a trademark can be made by an accelerated procedure. Due to the fact that KODEX is the only law firm in Ukraine that can register a trademark in the shortest possible time, you will be able to get ahead of competitors, register the desired brand and get the desired .UA domain.