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.
What are the benefits of filing under the Madrid Protocol?The key benefit of filing under the Madrid Protocol is that you can take your existing Australian trade mark registration, and then roll it out into any of the ‘Madrid’ member countries by submitting one single application. This is usually simpler and cheaper than directly applying […]
What is the Madrid Protocol, and why does it matter for your ‘international’ trademark? The Madrid Protocol is a treaty that provides a common international basis for registering a trademark. Over 90 countries are members of the Madrid Protocol. The treaty arrangements are administered by the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in […]
So, is there such a thing as an international trademark? Unfortunately, no. Not really. It’s possible to register your trademark in more than one country, and sometimes you can register in more than one country at a time. But there’s no such thing as an ‘international trademark’ or a ‘global trademark’ as such. The WIPO […]
Important News For Amazon Sellers About The Amazon Brand Registry Sellers – are you about to be kicked off Amazon? At present, another Amazon seller can trademark your brand, and then stop you from using it on Amazon. How much would that cost you in lost sales? What would happen to your business? That’s right […]
We’ve created a new info item on trademark attorneys. Here are a few takeaway messages that potential clients may find interesting. WHY USE A TRADEMARK ATTORNEY? In essence, there are two risks that you take when you file your own trademark application instead of engaging a trademark attorney. The first risk is that you won’t […]