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Unofficial Trade Mark Invoices (Scams) - IP Australia

Be aware of scam letters and emails sent under the guise of being IP Australia, or asking you to pay money for your trade mark registration as there are several scams online. This article discusses what to watch for so you can be vigilant.


Trade Mark Examiners Manual - Part 62 - Revocation of Registration

The Registrar may revoke the registration of a trade mark where they consider it should not have been registered, but they are not obliged to consider revocation where requested to by the public. Part 62 of the Trade Mark Examiner's Manual goes into...


Trade Mark Examiners Manual - Part 61 - Availability of Documents

Not all documents at IP Australia need to be made available for public access, but most will be. Any person can make a request and no reason is required to be given. Part 61 looks at the process an examiner will follow when a request is made by a m...


Trade Mark Examiners Manual - Part 55 - Costs

Where a party is unsuccessful at a hearing, an award of costs may be made so that the winning party is compensated for some of the loss they have suffered in having to bring the action. This is dealt with in Part 55 of the Trade Mark Examiner's Manu...


Trade Mark Examiners Manual - Part 54 - Subpoenas, Summonses and Production of Documents

When it comes to hearings for trade mark opposition, evidence may be required from people and this may be sought by way of a subpoena, summonse or production of documents, essentially forcing them to provide documents or come to the hearing to provid...


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