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Trade mark and brand protection in China - the importance of a comprehensive strategy

Australia, China - October 5 2021 Notwithstanding the current tensions between Australia and China as trading partners, and the slowdown of the Chinese economy, many Australian…

The differences between business names and trade marks

Australia - May 11 2021 It is a common misconception that business names are "the same thing" as trade marks. This may be because business owners often use the same word or…

Who is eligible to file a trade mark application? And the consequences of getting it wrong! | FB Rice | Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys

Australia - November 4 2020 To obtain registered trade mark rights under the Trade Marks Act 1995 of Australia (the Act), the applicant must meet the ownership requirements set…

Be best dressed for trade dress registration in Australia

Australia - July 14 2020 Trade dress is a broad term to describe distinctive elements that are used in isolation or combination to function as an…

Battle of the burgers

Australia - April 24 2020 “What is the line between inspiration and appropriation? That is the question at the heart of the dispute in the present case”. This is the judge’s…