When you register your brand as a trade mark you’ll be able to use the ® symbol next to it. This shows people that it’s yours and that you have the right to take legal action against anyone else that uses it without your permission. You’ll also be able to sell and licence your brand, which could be a valuable form of revenue in the future (and is much harder to do without this level of legal protection).
So, what do you need to do get a trade mark registered? We’ve put together a 10 step guide to take you through the process including how to do a trademark search.