As a matter of logic, the best advice an IP professional can give before registering a trademark is to ensure that the trademark is viable.
This trademark viability study is very common in our daily work routine, in which we often use IT tools for the consultation and searching of registered and filed trademarks, both pay tools (only for professional use) and free tools, which can be used by everyone.
One of the most powerful and also free tools to realize this trademark search is the TMVIEW platform: cooperation project between OHIM, WIPO and national and regional trademark offices in the EU which allows making online trademark searching among all adhering offices.
After the huge success that this trademarks locator has reached (comprising more than 30 countries) now has come its Asian version: Asean TmView, officially announces last 26th of August in Singapur.
This is how the trademark locator looks like on its official website: