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Innovation Patents – Abolition in Australia

Innovation Patents - Abolition of in Australia Innovation Patents: If you are not familiar with the innovation patent, it is a form of patent protection with a term of up to eight [...]

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Trademark Attorney

What is the difference between a trademark attorney and a solicitor? From time to time, there can [...]

Intellectual Property Protection

A new venture can be very exciting – whether it be a new project in your enterprise, or a clean [...]

Getting the Most Out of Trade Marks and Brand Creation

Prior to the 1990’s most products or services were not branded. Products and services were sold under the shopkeeper or [...]

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Trade Mark Funtion – the changing landscape

Traditionally, a trade mark has been defined as a badge of origin. However, the question is whether this is limited to origin of [...]

Trade Mark Office decision – HOWARDS’ HUBBY HIRE & Design trade mark v. HIRE A HUBBY trade mark

Chrysiliou IP represents clients of all sizes, from international companies that own world-famous brands to small Australian businesses. In a recent case before the Australian [...]

Trade Marks: Vital Differences Between USA and Australia – Part One

Trademarks: Vital Differences Between Usa and Australia - Part One Trade Mark Assignment In the United States, a trade mark cannot be assigned [...]

Your Brands – Love Them or Lose Them

Your Brands - Love Them Or Lose Them The Value of Your Brands Consider for a moment the value of your brands. [...]

Trade Marks in Breach of Consumer Laws – Is it about the Brand or the Product?

Trade Marks in Breach of Consumer Laws – Is it about the Brand or the Product? There are organisations and consumer groups focusing [...]

When it’s not that obvious: USPTO Obviousness Rejections

When it’s not that obvious: USPTO Obviousness Rejections If you have filed a patent application in the US, then chances are your invention has initially [...]

Being picky when choosing experts and preparing evidence properly

Being picky when choosing experts and preparing evidence properly By Michael Smith Success in a patent case is often closely related to the strength of [...]

Parallel Imports: Importing overseas products may be more costly than you think.

Importing overseas products may be more costly than you think. A warning to retailers and importers. As the cost of everything increases, retailers, importers and [...]

Filing Trade Mark Evidence of Use – Get it Right!

Get it Right – Filing Evidence of Use | Sarah Dixon In a recent decision by IP Australia, our Firm was successful in opposing [...]

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