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TRADEMARK OPPOSITION & OTHER MATTERS

ALL INFORMATION TO PROTECT YOUR BRANDS

TRADEMARK OPPOSITION

An opposition is a formal objection to the registration of a trademark.  

There are many reasons why a party will oppose a trademark registration

  •  The trademark is identical or very similar to another registered or pending trademark or an international registration that is seeking or has gained protection in Australia.

  •  Deception or confusion is likely because of the reputation of another trademark in Australia.

  • The trademark applicant is not the true owner of the trademark.

Any interested third party is able to file a Notice of Intention to oppose (Notice).

TIME FRAME

  • Any opposition (to lodge the Notice) must be filed within two months of a trademark being advertised as accepted.

  • Next, they must file a Statement of Grounds and particulars to explain the reasons why your trademark should not be allowed to register within one month from the filing date of the Notice.

  • Then if you do not want your trademark application to be lapsed, you must file a notice of your intention to defend against the opposition within one month of their statement.
     

WHAT WE CAN DO

  • Filing of the notice of intention to defend on your behalf.

  • Also preparing all related documents and serving evidence in a way that you would like to proceed.

  • We also can act on your behalf to oppose other trademark applications if you think they should not be registered.

OTHER MATTER: we also can assist you with NON-USE matters or any issues regarding TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT on your behalf.

PRICE: 

  • Filing of a Notice of Intention to Oppose $250 (+$250 govt fee).

  • Filing of Statement of Grounds & Particulars relating to opposition $400 to $1000 (depending on the complexity of each application).

  • Filing of notice of intention to defend against an Opposition $250.

  • Hourly fee when applicable $250.

L INFORMATION TO PROTECT YOUR BRANDS

 

CONTACT

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Email: ngan.tran@maygusttrademarks.com.au

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Tel: 0416937639

VISIT

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Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

 

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