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Trademark registration in Australia for International Trademark Owner
We can attend to most trademark matters for international trademark owners and/or their agents, in relation to the overall process of obtaining trademark registration in Australia, from searching, providing advice & recommendations, attending to correspondence that may have received from either Australian Trademark office or WIPO. All actions in a very cost effective way for you.

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I have my name registered as a business name - am I fully covered?
A business name registration in Australia will not protect the name or provide you with exclusive rights to the name, trademark registration will.

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Does a business name registration give me ownership in that name?
No. a business name registration does not give the registrant any ownership rights in that name,

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Does a business name registration give me the right to use that name.
No. business name registration does not provide you with exclusive rights to the marketing or advertising of the name unless you have ensured you are not going to infring any registered or pending trademarks in Australia. 

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How do I protect my name?
The most effective way to protect your name is by getting a federally-registered trade mark, which gives you registered ownership rights in relation to the goods or services you wish the name to be associated with.

The process of protecting a name with Trademark registration can be very complex, not a simple as registering a Business name, in order protect your name you need to do it right from the beginning otherwise you will put your name at risk
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How do I Trademark a Name in Australia?‚Äč
Step 1
Basic or Comprehensive Search
Have a professional search conducted (resils & report within 5-7 days) will provide you with a very clear picture in relation to your ability to immediately start using your brand in Australia before and at time you have an application filed in Australia, whilst you are awaiting formal advice which can 3-4 months.
 
Step 2
Application
Determined by results of Step 1

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Register trademark Australia
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Trademark a Business name in Australia
The process of protecting a name with Trademark registration can be very complex, not a simple as registering a Business name, in order protect your name you need to do it right from the beginning otherwise you will put your name at risk.

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Trademark Search Australia
Due to the complexities surounding trademarks it is critical that  proper trademark search conducted in Australia is crucial well before introducing or marketing & advertising a new name or logo in order to ensure you are not going to infringe upon any existing trademarks, as infringement can occur in various ways i.e. the more similar your name or logo is to another the more at risk you are, potentially you can be sued, hence the reason why you need to get things right from the beginnig.

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Steps of trademark registration
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Trademark transfer
Transfer or Change of ownership of a trademark can by actioned via either a 'Deed Of Assignment' or simple letter, both of which required a signature of both parties.

We can attend to such action for you, just complete the following form with basic details of the trademark or trademarks that require change of ownership.

Change of ownership

Such details being Trademark numbers, and/or current owner of the trademarks.



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