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In Australia, as in most countries, when filing a device/logo trade mark in black and white, you will be afforded protection for the trade mark not only in black and white but in any colour.
What is a registered design? A registered design right protects the overall visual appearance of a new and distinctive product such as shape, colour, configuration, pattern and/or ornamentation. However, a registered design does not protect
Since 2016, news of Brexit has dominated headlines but in the past 12 months Brexit has disappeared from the front page as COVID began dominating our newsfeed. However, Brexit has been quietly ticking along behind
The .au Domain Administration (auDA) has recently announced changes to the eligibility requirements for .com.au and .net.au domain names to come into effect from 12 April 2021. A registrant of a domain name under the
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