After you’ve registered your trademark, it’s important to monitor both the market and the official trademarks register as your competitors might still try to use, and even register, the same or similar marks.Read More
When you’re building your house, your builder might need a key for a while, but they certainly don’t need it after the job is finished and you’ve moved in. In many ways, you should think of your website domain name password in the same way as the keys to your home.Read More
In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, we looked at the use of the ® symbol, and pointed out some of the main ways in which people use it incorrectly. In this final part, we look at one final way in which the Trade Marks Act can be breached unwittingly.Read More
In Part 1 of this three part series, we examined instances of when you can and when you can’t use the ® symbol in relation to trademarks. In this post, we look at a specific instance which can prove to be a trap for the unwary.Read More
The ® symbol is commonly associated with trademarks, and - while use of the symbol does have legal implications - a surprisingly large number of people don’t actually understand what it means.
This is the first of two articles in which this symbol is discussed.