The following Decision by the Delegate serves as a reminder that in general, film titles will not function as trade marks.
When applying for trade mark registration, you are required to provide information that will be made available to the public on publication of your trade mark details. Therefore, it is important to consider what the strategic implications may be of the disclosure of, for example:
It is possible to request that the Registrar keep certain information confidential. Specifically, the following information that might be disclosed in:
Other information is made available to the public, and the Registrar will not allow for that information to be kept confidential. These information includes:
Essentially, for information to be considered confidential, it must be of sufficient significance and be inherently confidential.