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If I had a dollar for every time I have heard “but I registered the business name without a problem, why can’t I have the trade mark?” I would be very well-off indeed! This is
How can local brand owners register trade marks internationally? First and foremost, trademark rights are territorial. Therefore, trade marks should be registered in all territories where the mark is, or will be used. Trade marks
The Intellectual Property Laws (Productivity Commission Response Part 1 and Other Measures) Act 2018 (Cth) commenced on 25 August 2018 and implements recommendations that the Productivity Commission made in its inquiry into Australia’s intellectual property
On 22 March 2018 the Mexican Senate approved a Decree amending certain articles of the present Industrial Property Law and introducing new trademark provisions. One important change to the law relates to the requirement to lodge
Late last year Amazon launched in Australia and while its arrival was a little underwhelming, online retailing is posing a number of challenges to brand owners including the ability to deal with the sale of counterfeit
On 8 March 2018, amendments to New Zealand’s Trade Mark Regulations 2003 and the Trade Marks (International Registration) Regulations 2012 were entered into force allowing an Australian address to be recorded as the address for service