Names that make a difference

Do names like Crestor, Absolut Kurant and Advania sound familiar to you? We created them.

Maybe you want a name that is easy to remember and that reflects the values of the trademark. And maybe you want a name that stirs imagination, yet will stand the tests of legal processes and linguistic issues registerable in every possible way.

In our 30 years of business, we have developed and refined our methods and tools through more than 2000 naming projects, with assignments ranging from mass-market products, prescription drugs and business-to-business brands to international corporations. Our experience and expertise covers practically every field of business, positioning us as one of the top 5 naming companies in the world. We are Skriptor and we create names that make a difference.

Skriptor’s naming process is based on review and analysis of the naming issue, client involvement at critical points and integration of law and linguistics.
Legal screening is carried out in association with Thomson CompuMark, using their world spanning national and international trademark databases. Skriptor has a unique possibility to do thorough legal screening in a very time and cost efficient way. For legal expertise Skriptor has a close cooperation with Groth & Co.
Skriptor can provide Linguistic screening on different levels depending on the number of name candidates. We have a collaboration with 40 linguists and they all form part of our regular network. All linguists are native speakers.
Skriptor offers a wide range of different strategic services. When you already have one or more name proposals Skriptor can assist you with validating these name candidates. The validation applies different perspectives, and takes strategy, communication, character, linguistics, culture and legal problems into consideration.

News

Voister – a new voice on the Internet

At the end of 2015 Skriptor was contacted by Elisabeth Nore from the IT-company Atea. She asked for help to name their upcoming news site providing the “public” with current and relevant articles on IT »

Futurion- a Think tank heading for the future

In late autumn of 2015 Skriptor was contacted by the board of TCO and the think tank of TCO’s trade unions. The board was looking for a new name for the think tank. The aim »

Naming process with Norma Precision AB

The ammunition manufacturer Norma was founded in 1902 by the Enger brothers from Oslo in Norway. The manufacturing part of the business later moved to Åmotfors on the Swedish side of the boarder. The name »

Veranda – our blog

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World Champion with Many Names

Last summer marked hundred years since the shots at Sarajevo and the outbreak of the First World War. These dramatic »