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Why you must do these searches before your register your Australian trademark

On April 12, 2017, Posted by , In Trademark Registration,Trademarks, With No Comments

Why searching for your trademark can be key to your business success You’ve spent hours dreaming about and planning your business. From a new product or service to a rebranded logo. The time, money and effort invested into this have been considerable. But before you go ahead and launch, there’s…

Using a Trademark: Use it or Lose it

On January 18, 2017, Posted by , In Trademark Registration, With No Comments

7 international trademark registration facts all business owners need to know about

On October 17, 2016, Posted by , In Trademark Registration, With 1 Comment

If you have your trademark registered in Australia, it may be vulnerable if it is not registered internationally. Prior to the Internet, it was not such a crucial business mistake if you did not register your trademark internationally. Today’s online market place means businesses often have a global presence. Someone using…

IP Australia announces new fees for trademark registration

On September 12, 2016, Posted by , In Trademark Registration,Trademarks, With No Comments

IP Australia announces new fees for trademark registration The Australian Intellectual Property Office has announced a new fee structure for Intellectual Property services in Australia. This change of fee structure will align Australia with other international IP Offices.   The Australian Trademarks Office new fee structure for trademark registration and…

Read this before you use your own name as a brand or trademark

On July 29, 2016, Posted by , In Trademark Registration,Trademarks, With No Comments

Could you be infringing another business’s trademark?

Could you be infringing another business’s trademark? 7 things all start up and small business owners need to know about infringing another business’s trademark There’s a lot to think about when you’re a start up or small business owner. But thinking about infringing another business’s trademark probably won’t be on…

Trademark registration in Australia

Trademark registration in Australia 7 ways Quick Off The Mark® provides a cost effective and efficient trademark registration for start up and small business owners  You know that trademark registration as a small business owner or startup is important, but let’s face it, the legal side of business can mean…

3 reasons why registering a trademark in Australia can benefit your business

On May 5, 2016, Posted by , In Trademark Registration,Trademarks, With Comments Off on 3 reasons why registering a trademark in Australia can benefit your business

Should you register a trademark for your business name, company name and logo in Australia?  3 reasons why registering a trademark in Australia can benefit your business. When you start a business, it’s fair to say that registering a trademark may not make it on your ‘must-do’ list. You’ll have…

Trademark Registration in Australia – News and Updates

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Hard Metal Protest Taylor Swift Trademark

On February 15, 2015, Posted by , In Business,Trademark Application,Trademark Infringement,Trademark Registration,Trademarks, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Hard Metal Protest Taylor Swift Trademark

Did you hear the news about the Taylor Swift trademark?  Country music and pop music artist Taylor Swift recently trademarked the lyrics, “This Sick Beat” among many others. However, American metal musicians Dave Tremblaie and Ben Norton demonstrated the most rock ‘n’ roll answers ever to her superior 1989 album….

Top Tips to Protect Your Business Branding

The name you’ve given your business branding is your own intellectual property (IP). This business branding name can be a business’ most precious asset. Therefore it is vital that this asset be protected on all fronts, especially when the business may be up for sale. Intellectual property comes about as…

10 Tips for Small Business

International Trademarks

If you are thinking about international trademarks, your trademark may be vulnerable if it is not registered internationally, regardless of how protected you believe it is. Someone infringing on your trademark in an overseas country can be as devastating to your business as someone opening an identical store to yours…

Protect Your Blog Trademark

You have set up a blog, you’ve made some posts, you’ve set up your social media profiles, and after a while you have started to get a loyal following of friends and bloggers.  That’s awesome! Then, once your hits and clicks start climbing, you realise that this could be more…

Trademarking a Name

Are you looking for the best information on trademarking a name? Australian Trademark law grants registered trademark holders the exclusive rights to use and protect their intellectual property. Trademarking your business name is an important step in securing your business name and associated equity: your business is built upon your…

How to Trademark a Company Name

Are you wondering How to Trademark a Company Name in Australia? There is a common misconception that having a company’s name registered with ASIC provides that company with proprietary rights to its name. In a strict legal sense, this is untrue. In fact, a registered company name, on its own, may…

Trademark Registration Process in Australia

Australian Trademark Registration – The first action to protecting the company’s trademark is always to apply for Australian trademark registration with the australian trademark office, IP Australia. Most companies have their very own distinct trade mark, like a name or a logo, or collection of words trademark services by which consumers recognise their services….

Trademark Registration Services

Are you looking for the best Trademark Registration Services in Australia? A trademark can be defined as a mark or sign used to identify goods or services handled or provided during the course of trade by an individual or organisation. Essentially, trademarks are used to distinguish particular goods amongst the…

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