Reclassifying trademarks? Who knew you’d enjoy it?

Reclassifying trademarks can be monotonous, tedious work, yet it’s important that trademarks are reclassified as accurately as possible to be IP Office-compliant. Trademark reclassification is not always straightforward when you’re dealing with: specifications that have hundreds of different terms needing reclassification terms that are permitted across multiple classes punctuation issues (especially in older specifications before […]

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Changes to Nice 11 – What you need to know for 2020

  The 2020 version of the 11th edition of the Nice Classification came into effect in January. A number of changes (some significant) were made to Nice 11 – which may have you passed you by. We mentioned them in our earlier blog, The Ghosts of Nice 11’s Past, Present & Future, but thought it was worth fleshing them out here. Since 2013, […]

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Fifty four new territories! (Yes, you read that right)

Sortify.tm now contains fifty four new territories!

  1. We've gone from Drafting and Conversion tools for eight territories to... SIXTY TWO territories
  2. China, Japan, OAPI data added by popular request
  3. Specification objections are soon to become a thing of the past...

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