Adelaide Pizza Business sued for using GODZILLA PIZZAS

Trademark
If the GODZILLA movie was scary for you, then be careful using your business name registration as a trademark, if...
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Aldi most trusted brand in Australia

Aldi most trusted brand in Australia

Trademark
The Aldi brand has been voted the most trusted brand in Australia. Given they are a German supermarket it is...
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“Australian Made” wins legal action against Chinese counterfeit imports

“Australian Made” wins legal action against Chinese counterfeit imports

Trademark
Illegal imports into Australia is on the rise "Australian Made" wins legal action against Chinese counterfeit imports featuring trademarks. EAORON...
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Beyonce and Jay-Z Trademark their daughter’s name ‘Blue Ivy’

Trademark
Trade with your name and think that's okay? Since the birth of their first child, Beyoncé and Jay-Z, they have...
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BLACKBERRY SUES FACEBOOK

BLACKBERRY SUES FACEBOOK

Patent
Claiming that WhatsApp & Instagram infringe it’s patents. It’s no news to anyone that Blackberry has been losing substantial market...
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Case Study: Trademark Application voided 7 months later after being accepted

Trademark
Case Study: A business owner came to our Trademark Attorneys for help with their Trademark problem. What happened when lodging...
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CLIPSAL Court Action in 2017 succeeds in de-registering a 2009 CLIPSO Trademark Registration

CLIPSAL Court Action in 2017 succeeds in de-registering a 2009 CLIPSO Trademark Registration

Trademark
TRADEMARK REGISTRATION REVOKED ON COURT ORDER This is an example of a DIY business owner placing excessive reliance on IP...
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Coffee Cups: Be careful of Registered Designs

Coffee Cups: Be careful of Registered Designs

Design
Before you sell any product design, you should have a Patent Attorney conduct infringement research, and provide clearance (or not)...
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DESIGN PATENT ATTORNEY

DESIGN PATENT ATTORNEY

Design
Designs are used to protect any new or existing product to protect any new shape, configuration, pattern or ornamentation. Examples...
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DISNEY’S NEMO Trademark infringed by Adelaide FRYING NEMO Fish & Chips Cafe

DISNEY’S NEMO Trademark infringed by Adelaide FRYING NEMO Fish & Chips Cafe

Trademark
The Disney Trademark used by "Frying Nemo fish and chips". Our Trademark Attorneys assist many Australian businesses avoid infringements with...
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Do you Patent or Trademark your Company Name, Business Name or Logo?

Do you Patent or Trademark your Company Name, Business Name or Logo?

Trademark
Company names and Business names are generally protected using Trademark Registration. Patents do not protect business names or company names....
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FOLDABLE IPHONE PATENT

FOLDABLE IPHONE PATENT

Patent
Apple filed the foldable iPhone in August 2014 US Patent No. 9,485,862 which was awarded 2 November 2016 by the...
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French based CHANEL NO 5 Trademark infringed by Adelaide Chocolate Business Name

French based CHANEL NO 5 Trademark infringed by Adelaide Chocolate Business Name

Trademark
CHANEL NO. 5 Trademark Lawyers Knock on the Door of Adelaide Business "Chocolate at No.5" The owner of SA Chocolate...
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GOOGLE’s Trademark infringed by illegitimate Registration of two Business Names: Google LLC and Google Legacy.

GOOGLE’s Trademark infringed by illegitimate Registration of two Business Names: Google LLC and Google Legacy.

Trademark
Google's Trademark Lawyers have succeeded to de-register two businesses - Google LLC and Google Legacy. These were registered by Jason...
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Harbour Lights Trademark Enforced for Apartments and Leases

Harbour Lights Trademark Enforced for Apartments and Leases

Trademark
On appeal, the Full Federal Court supported enforcement of the HARBOUR LIGHTS trademark covering a residential apartment complex, owned by...
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High Trademark Litigation Risk

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Investing too little or nothing at for professional trademark searches is the same as buying a house but not having...
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How to Patent an Idea

How to Patent an Idea

Patent
What is a patent? Put simply a patent is a right granted over a device, substance, method or process. The...
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How to Trademark a Brand

Trademark
Trademarking a brand is not as easy as it appears on IP Australia because there are lots of hidden traps...
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How to Trademark a Business Name

How to Trademark a Business Name

Trademark
A Business Name is different to a Logo. Simply registering a business name does not give you exclusive trading rights...
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How to Trademark a Logo

How to Trademark a Logo

Trademark
Logos often are the face of a business, they are the most recognisable part of your business, so what should...
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What are Intellectual Property Rights?

What are Intellectual Property Rights?

Intellectual Property
What are Intellectual Property Rights? Intellectual Property (IP) is the term used to describe creative ideas. IP is property of...
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Lowering Trademark Litigation Risk

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Having a comprehensive search and proper trademark application lodged is like building a house that isn't missing a cement foundation....
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McDonald’s loses BIG MAC trademark protection in Europe and their rival troll the BIG MAC brand

McDonald’s loses BIG MAC trademark protection in Europe and their rival troll the BIG MAC brand

Trademark
Even heavy-weights like MCDONALD’S can lose trademark protection. Think of how much the BIG MAC trademark is worth in Europe and...
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Medium Trademark Litigation Risk

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So you think you can rely on Trademark Registrations once approved by the Government? Think again after reading the Court...
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PATENT ATTORNEY

PATENT ATTORNEY

Patent
A patent attorney has the specialised qualifications necessary for representing clients in relation to patent matters.Patent Attorneys draft and file patents and act...
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Product Design Protection

Product Design Protection

Design
A Registered Design will allow you to claim ownership on any new shape, configuration, pattern or ornamentation. Design rights can...
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Patent Attorneys protect the HAMDOG

Patent Attorneys protect the HAMDOG

Intellectual Property
Aussie creates the HAMDOG and is now selling the intellectual property (patents, designs, trademarks), in a bidding process. Inventor, and...
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Patent Attorneys Protected WIFI INTERNET

Patent Attorneys Protected WIFI INTERNET

Patent
Did you know that the Wi-Fi technology was another great Australian invention which was patented back in the 1990s? You...
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PATENT ATTORNEYS PROTECTED “WINE-IN-A-CAN”

PATENT ATTORNEYS PROTECTED “WINE-IN-A-CAN”

Patent
An Australian Business invests in Patent protection and now has a chance against a giant corporation! The Australian business “Barokes...
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PATENT PROTECTION – How to Patent Your Idea

PATENT PROTECTION – How to Patent Your Idea

Patent
Patent Traps – What to avoid: 4 Tips for inventors This article is written in general terms to assist and...
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PATENT SERVICES : 6 MYTHS OF PATENTING

PATENT SERVICES : 6 MYTHS OF PATENTING

Patent
There are many untruths told which we commonly get asked by inventors about patents. Here are some common misconceptions. “Patent...
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Peppa Pig Trademark rights enforced in China:

Peppa Pig Trademark rights enforced in China:

Trademark
Police seize potentially dangerous counterfeit Peppa Pig toys destined for Christmas markets Chinese police seized counterfeit Peppa Pig products from...
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Steps to Register a Trademark (exporters)

Steps to Register a Trademark (exporters)

Trademark
There are many approaches that our Trademark Attorney firm uses to register overseas trademarks. Choosing the wrong pathway can allow...
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TESLA BUYS SOLARCITY’S PATENT

TESLA BUYS SOLARCITY’S PATENT

Patent
Tesla buys a patent for a conductive paste to glue solar cells inside a module and the patent owner company...
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The Beckhams Trademark their daughter’s name “Harper Beckham”:

The Beckhams Trademark their daughter’s name “Harper Beckham”:

Trademark
The Beckhams Trademark their daughter's name "Harper Beckham" So can you use your personal name as your business name? Your...
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Trademark Attorney

Trademark Attorney

Trademark
Registered Trademark Attorneys are qualified to represent and advise on Trademark matters. Our firm is Registered with the Intellectual Property Board of...
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Do you hire a Trademark Attorney or Trademark Lawyer?

Do you hire a Trademark Attorney or Trademark Lawyer?

Trademark
Do you hire a Trademark Attorney or Trademark Lawyer?Whilst both can be used, a Trademark Lawyer may have limited knowledge...
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Having a Trademark Lawyer or Trademark Attorney represent you is a must

Having a Trademark Lawyer or Trademark Attorney represent you is a must

Trademark
TRADEMARK OWNERS - Contact your Trademark Lawyer or Trademark Attorney before you pay a bill. Having a relationship with a...
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Trademark Protection allows David to beat Goliath

Trademark Protection allows David to beat Goliath

Trademark
Qantas was powerless to stop a businessman (Mr Edwards) from registering a trademark for a similar kangaroo logo for clothing...
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I-MED: D.I.Y. Trademark Registration cancelled at Court

I-MED: D.I.Y. Trademark Registration cancelled at Court

Trademark
ANOTHER TRADEMARK REGISTRATION REMOVED – By Court Order If you did your own Trademark Registration without a Trademark Lawyer or...
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It’s not enough to apply for a Trademark – The Anchorage Court Case

It’s not enough to apply for a Trademark – The Anchorage Court Case

Trademark
Don’t rely on Trademark Registrations As most of you will come to appreciate from other Trademark Court actions we have...
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UGG Trademark: Sued for selling online

UGG Trademark: Sued for selling online

Trademark
Recently, the Chicago Court decided that Australian UGG boot-maker Eddie Oygur infringed a Trademark. Mr. Oygur had to pay $640,000...
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