Trade Mark Articles
Here’s a selection of trade mark articles and other information. We hope they will be of interest to our clients – past, present and future. Likewise, if you’d like to see your company’s team or products featured here, please let us know. Because of course we’d be delighted to share the news. Even more importantly, we’re always looking for ways to lend a hand.
Could your competitor’s business name be too close to your trademark and/or your preferred brand? New businesses often spend a lot of time developing their branding before looking into business and trademark registration. And some of these new businesses will eventually discover that their preferred trademarks are very similar to other people’s registered business names. […]
Fashion businesses are increasingly using ‘style names’ by way of product line extensions. For example Polo Ralph Lauren® has offered a variety of khaki trousers here in Australia under style names such as ‘Andrew’, ‘Varsity’, ‘Bedford’ and so on. The closer you look, the more often you’ll see this in the world of fashion and […]
It should soon be easier for you to stop counterfeit trademarks with blockchain. The Australian Trade Marks Office (IP Australia) is developing blockchain technology to help. This Is Great News For Australian Trade Mark Owners Apparently, more than 3% of world trade is in counterfeit goods. Now, trade marks are relatively inexpensive. But enforcing international […]
Domain name trademark rules: important news for overseas companies planning to operate in Australia.
Domain name scams are increasingly common. Is someone using your name as a domain name? Here’s what you can do.