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We have been specialising in trademark law for over 10 years and have a good idea of the most common questions and queries related to it.

We have written many articles on the most requested topics to help people be informed about what can often be a confusing topic. Read through our content to improve your knowledge on trademark law or get in touch if you have a specific query or request.

Top 10 Most Valuable Trade Marks Worldwide

From a legal perspective, trade marks are property.  Intellectual property to be precise.  Although most laypeople would consider bricks and mortar type property as being quite distinct from “intellectual property”, the law makes no such distinction.  A trade mark is treated as property that can be sold, licensed,  and potentially even stolen. Accordingly, when valuing

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Schapelle Corby’s family wins copyright case

The family of convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby has been awarded $50,000 in damages for a copyright infringement stemming from photographs published in the book Sins of the Father.  The book, published in 2011 by Allen & Urwin and written by investigative journalist Eamonn Duff, is described as the “explosive untold story of Schapelle Corby

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Google Adwords now allows trademarks as keywords

As of 23 April 2013, the Google Adwords policy now allows advertisers to purchase and use another party’s trade mark as a keyword to trigger a Google Ad.  This means that a party can use a competitor’s trade mark as a keywords to trigger its own Google Ad selling similar products or services.  See here

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The differences between trade marks, copyright and patents

There is often confusion about the differences between trade marks, patents and copyright.  This is no surprise as the law in this area is quite complex and very conceptual.  This post provides a brief overview of the differences. But firstly, let’s start with the similarities. The reason that trade marks,  copyright and patents are often

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Benefits of Trade Mark Registration

I’m often asked “why do I need to get a trade mark registration for my name or brand if I already have my business or company name registered?” There are several benefits of having a trade mark registration, even apart from whether or not you have a corresponding company or business name for your brand. 

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