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For more than 130 years, Novagraaf has been supporting iconic brands and innovative organisations in the UK, including representing companies in the fashion, food and beverages, automotive and sport sectors.
Across the Novagraaf Group, we work with national and international businesses to ensure the protection and enforcement of their intangible assets through trademark, patent, design, domain names and copyright law. From our dedicated offices in the UK, our trademark practice also provides specialist local trademark support to UK companies, from advising on strategies relating to COVID-19 recovery to the impact of Brexit.
Please get in touch to find out how Novagraaf can assist you with your UK trademark and design matters.
Active UK trademarks under management
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