Table of contents Skip to a section in the ultimate guide to brand naming: Why brand names are important What makes a good/bad brand name? Types of brand names The brand naming process The naming brief How to generate name ideas Trademark prescreening Domain names How to present brand names Books about brand naming Websites […]
preliminary trademark screening
How to do preliminary trademark screening on name ideas
Note: I am not an attorney. This article about preliminary trademark screening is for informational purposes only. It should not be construed as legal advice for any individual matter, nor does it create an attorney-client relationship between you and me (the author) or the publisher. For further questions, I strongly recommend you speak to a […]
A seven-step process for brand naming
I worked on my first naming assignment about 15 years ago at Interbrand San Francisco. I liked it so much that after leaving Interbrand, I decided to start moonlighting as a freelance namer for agencies all over the world, and I started to gain insights into each agency’s process for brand naming. I’ve since lived […]
Resources used by professional namers (Useful List)
Namers are increasingly finding that online tools and software—as an augmentation or replacement for offline tools—provide new capabilities and make the more efficient. Here’s a list, which we’ll update periodically, of online tools and software used by professional namers.