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Trade Mark 101: The Difference between a Word Trade Mark and a Logo Trade Mark

Before you apply for a trade mark, there are many issues you need to consider including whether the trade mark is available. You may be wondering whether someone has already registered the same or similar trade mark, or whether the trade mark itself is registrable. Whatever it may be, you are already on the right […]

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Zuong Dang, Intellectual Property Lawyer presents at Bond University

Zuong Dang, Intellectual Property Lawyer, was invited by Startup Apprentice and Study Gold Coast to speak to the finalist teams of The Mayor’s Telstra Technology Award 2017 at Bond University. Startup Apprentice is an organisation that delivers action based entrepreneurial education programs that teach the ‘Silicon Valley’ lean approach to high-school students who are starting businesses. […]

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The Issues with Protecting an Unregistered Trade Mark

Trade marks need not be registered in Australia. Trade mark rights can be established either by use or by registration. At common law, a person who uses a trade mark first may acquire ownership in it because of the goodwill or reputation attached to it. At common law, therefore, a person who uses a trade […]

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Trade Mark Attorneys Gold Coast and Sydney

We specialise in protecting your business against the risk of intellectual property theft or accusations of infringement. Wherever you are in the world, we can help you: • protect your ideas, designs, products and brand identities • secure and commercialise your IP (trade marks, copyright, designs & patents) and internet law • negotiate and draft […]

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How to become an Intellectual Property Lawyer by Zuong Dang – It’s a long road but it’s worth it

Intellectual Property law is now considered a “hot” practice group because of the speed at which the Internet and technology is advancing in the Information Age. In recent years, there has been much publicity about the unlawful copying and distribution of intellectual property on the Internet. It is very important for online businesses to protect […]

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Zuong Dang and Lara Alexandra of W3IP Law attend YP Gold Coast with Danny Maher

Zuong Dang, Intellectual Property Lawyer and Lara Alexandra, Legal Assistant and Trade Mark Administrator attend Danny Maher, Cocktail Event at Sandbar, Surfers Paradise. Danny, who has been named Australian CEO of the Year and sits at the helm of a booming business that services more than 115,000 organisations worldwide, is a champion for the Gold […]

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Tips for Applying for a Trade Mark Overseas using the Madrid International Trade Mark System

It is important to understand the complexities of registering a trade mark in foreign countries as businesses expand their operations overseas and brands globalise. In this article, we highlight some key points that every business owner should keep in mind when applying for an international trade mark using the Madrid Protocol system. Use the Madrid […]

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When do you need a Confidentiality or Non-Disclosure Agreement?

When do you need a Confidentiality or Non-Disclosure Agreement? Parties will need to ensure that the confidential business information they will share will not be disclosed or misused, before they can enter into a commercial relationship. A confidentiality agreement or non-disclosure agreement (NDA) is often the first step towards a commercial relationship. This type of […]

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When is the right time to file a Trade Mark?

When to apply for a Trade Mark As a business owner, protecting your brand name and registering a trade mark is one of the most important steps in positioning your business for sustained success. Brand identity is fast becoming one of the most valuable assets for a business. A ‘brand’ is often associated with a […]

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Terms and Conditions for Double Sided Online Marketplace Agreements

An online marketplace can be operated through an app or e-commerce site where people can meet for the supply and purchase of products and services. This applies when you as the marketplace operator offer a marketplace in one convenient place for introducing sellers and buyers who use your website or app as a marketing service. […]

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