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A recent decision by the delegate of the registrar of trade marks highlights the potential for confusion when businesses choose generic brand names. Choosing generic […]
One Federal Court decision clarifies what is considered as “authorised use” of a trade mark wherein the trade mark user is not the trade mark owner but a subsidiary of the owner’s company.
What is legalising, and when is an applicant required to legalise documents before trade mark application?
Proper use of registered trade marks: learning from the case, The Sunraysia Natural Beverage Co Pty ...
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.
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 […]