Color Trademarks in the Pharmaceutical Industry


Color Trademarks in the Pharmaceutical Industry

The trademarks are vital part of company goods or service and with help of trademark; the consumers are able to identify the business better. Before deciding the correct trademark option for pharmaceutical industry, it is necessary to check for its existence. If any similar one is already present in the trademark database, it is better to choose a unique one. It shall help people understand that the trademark indicates the products of your company.

Other than just choosing a phrase or combination of word as a trademark, the color trademark also plays an important role. The color in the trademark also helps to signify the function of the business and identifies the commercial use of the mark. Before you set the final one, you may find it difficult to choose the right color of the trademark that will be suitable for your pharmaceutical industry. Try to find the relevance of the color you choose and how the mark can be protected. It should bear some distinctiveness such that the mark stands out from the rest in the mark. For this, you have to opt for thorough research such you are able to find the right one.

How pharmaceutical companies are registering color marks?

There has been an increased trend by pharmaceutical companies to register for colored trademarks. The color helps indicate the source of the product that the brand caters to. As customers prefer purchasing drugs over the counter, the color of trademark shall be easy to identify the brand. This shall help to grow the ground of trust for the brand.

In addition to this, a color on the product will add to the brand image. The color trademark will serve as a suitable mark for the brand. This shall help the customers to identify it correctly.

Discussing role of color in pharmaceutical industry

The trademarks used for pharmaceutical industry has different levels such as device marks, trade dress, and word marks. In the device marks, there can be difference in color, shape, logo of the product. The dress of the product also indicates the packaging of the items in which the medicines are sold in the market.

The use of color has been started during 1960s and as of now, there of plenty of color options that are used in the pharmaceutical market. To enhance the brand image, it is the color of the trademark that helps to set the right one. So, it is important that you choose the right color for the mark to be registered for your brand.

Wrapping it up

However, it can be said that the colored trademark can find extended use in the market. The trademark should be properly registered and it should have the required distinctiveness that would set it apart from the rest in the market. Therefore, the company should adhere to the trademark registration rules before they plan to use it in the market in brand’s name. The colored trademark also indicates brand’s loyalty.


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