Dialog Adds New Database

Nov 03, 2006

Dialog, a Thomson business, has announced that it has added the TRADEMARKSCAN-Australia database to the Dialog platform, providing greater coverage for the Asia-Pacific region. Dialog also offers trademark coverage for Japan and South Korea. TRADEMARKSCAN-Australia (File 656 on Dialog), produced by Thomson CompuMark, contains more than 482,000 unpublished applications, and published registrations filed with IP Australia from 1906 to the present. In addition the file includes: images for approximately 40% of the trademarks 3-D, sound, and smell trademarks; Disclaimers, disclaims part of the mark which cannot be protected; and Oppositions, typically a different company opposing a mark for non-use.