What is legalising, and when is an applicant required to legalise documents before trade mark application?
Registered trade marks that are not used in commerce may be removed due to non-use. This case shows how owners address allegations of non-use.
“The intention behind why a trade mark is filed is important in determining whether the application is valid.”- Barry Meskin
A recent decision issued by IP Australia provides an important note to trade mark applicants that the secondary signification of words is taken into consideration […]
Genericide is real. Your trade mark may be well known enough to become a household name, but it may be a step closer to losing its value.
In order to understand how to use a trade mark properly, it is important to understand how a trade mark works commercially and legally. Commercial […]
Filing the correct trade mark from the start will go a long way in keeping your trade mark registration free of conflict. Here are some guide questions to consider when registering one or more trade marks for your business.
Your brand is an extremely valuable property of your business; thus, you should protect it as you would your other physical assets.
A recent Australian trade mark case has highlighted the need for brand owners to use their trade marks in the course of trade, in order […]