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Trademark Search – All You Need To Know

By conducting a registered trademark search in Australia, you can discover whether or not your trademark is available for commercial use. It is important that you conduct this Australian trademark search prior to committing valuable company resources to a proposed brand name. A trade mark search will help you to avoid wasting both time and money… Read more »

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What are Scandalous Trademarks

In light of the recent Scandalous Trademarks case in the U.S.A in which the Washington Redskins American football team have lost all of their trademarks which contained the word “redskin” or “redskins”, I thought it would be a good idea to give you some information on inappropriate or scandalous trademarks, what they are, and how… Read more »

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The World Cup, Google, and Trademarks

The World Cup, Google, and Trademarks.  As is the case every four years, the FIFA World Cup is currently the focus of everybody’s attention all over the world. Where attention lies, advertisers follow. Whether you’re watching TV, listening to the radio, reading the newspaper or browsing the internet, odds are that a day won’t pass… Read more »

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Unregistered or Registered Trademark

Unregistered or registered trademark in Australia?  That is the question. Is it better to protect your incredibly valuable brand name by going through the trademark registration process? Or are you better off saving a little time and money by leaving your trademark unregistered? For those embarking upon the exciting journey of creating a new brand, one… Read more »

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Cavern Club Liverpool v Cavern Club Boston

Considering establishing your own live music venue, like the iconic Cavern Club Liverpool, in the hope of uncovering the next big thing in Australian music? Perhaps you’re already running a thriving entertainment venue that attracts the most popular new acts in the local indie music scene. At some point, the thought that these newly formed… Read more »

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IP Australia Trademark Search

IP Australia Trademark Search – It is vital that you perform a full Australian trademark search before you apply to register your trademark application. A trademark search is a search of Australian trademark databases, used to determine whether or not your mark is still available for use within the region in your Australia trademark application. Your Australia trademark… Read more »

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8 Advantages of Trademark Registration

Trademark registration is essential if you want your business, brand, product or service to stand out from the crowd. Registering your Trademark will protect the identity of your services or goods from copycats – and the worst-case scenario of having to re-brand. Registering a trademark in Australia is vital if you want to protect your intellectual… Read more »

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Trademark Registration Online

Are you are looking for the best trademark registration online? Be sure that you do so with credible, reliable online trademark registration services. You can register your trademark online using IP Australia’s eServices. Through eServices you can apply for the following – A standard application and a TM Headstart, which can determine the eligibility of your… Read more »

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Australian Trade Mark Search

An Australian Trade Mark Search is a evaluation of a variety of different sources of information, including trademark databases and common law resources. A trademark search has the intention of deciding whether a mark is available for use without infringement on the rights of third parties; and protection by registration. By ensuring that your mark… Read more »

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How to Trademark a Business Name in Australia

The following article provides a brief outline on how to trademark a business name in Australia. Most business owners are under the impression that they can protect their company’s reputation, goodwill, products, and services simply by registering their business or company name with ASIC. The only failsafe way to protect your business name from infringement,… Read more »