Trademark Symbols Explained: How to Shield Your Brand

24 03 2024

The essence of a brand lies within its trademark. Trademarks can include various elements such as letters, numbers, words, phrases, sounds, smells, shapes, and logos. Th

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Tiffany Wins Trademark Battle

22 08 2017

Tiffany & Co awarded over $US19 million after winning trademark battle A U.S. federal judge has ordered Costco Wholesale Corp to pay luxury American jewellery ret

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Madrid Trademark Applications in 2016

20 04 2017

The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) has released the 2016 figures for trademark applications filed through the Madrid Protocol. The Madrid Protocol is

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Trade Mark Battle Over Manuka Honey

08 09 2016

A trade mark battle is looming over “MANUKA HONEY” as Australian and New-Zealand beehive owners prepare to fight over the valuable mark. Manuka honey is known

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The importance of Chinese trade mark registration

08 08 2016

Trade mark registration and Brand protection should always be a top business priority and this is especially true for companies looking to expand their activities to Chin

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Own Name Defence to Trademark Infringement

27 07 2016

A trademark battle over the term “Flexopack” has provided useful insights into the “Own Name” Defence contained under Section 122(1)(a) of the Trade Marks Act.

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Lawyer Recognised in World Trademark Review 2016

09 02 2016

Erhan Karabardak, head of Cooper Mills Trademarks and Domain Names practice has been recognised by the World Trademark Review - The World's Leading Trademark Professional

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Lego Protects Lego Man Trademark

09 02 2016

Lego has successfully defended its European shape trademark for their ‘Lego man’ after a three-year long legal battle with one of their competitors, Best-Lock. The s

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GTLDs and Trade Marks

09 02 2015

The internet is arguably the most essential tool for businesses to attract, retain and inform potential and existing consumers, and it is increasingly important for busin

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Cooper Mills Trade Mark Process

27 09 2012

Cooper Mills has today launched the Cooper Mills Trade Mark Infographic. According to Cooper Mills Director Erhan Karabardak: The purpose of our infographic is to visual

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