Franchising code amendments - dispute resolution
The long awaited dispute resolution provisions under the Franchising Code of Conduct (the...
We can assist you to register your trade mark to ensure that your brand and your name are protected.
Intellectual property refers to creations of the mind and includes trade marks, designs, logos, trade secrets, business know-how, copyright and patents.
Intellectual property can be protected in a number of ways, including
A trade mark can be a letter, number, word, phrase, logo, picture or any combination of these.
As the owner of a registered trade mark you:
We conduct the necessary searches to determine whether it is likely that you will be able to register your brand name or mark.
We will discuss with you the class or classes in which your brand name or mark should be registered.
If there are no similar names or marks registered in the class we will proceed to register your trade mark.
If there are similar names or marks registered in the class we will assist you to decide how to proceed.
For the purposes of trade mark registration goods and services are categorised into one or more classes.
For example, class 25 is clothing, footwear and headware.
Goods and services are divided up into 45 classes.
The goods and services which are sold or provided under your brand name may fall into more than one class.