Trademark registration in Australia

Registering a trademark in Australia

If you want the trademark in Australia to be registered without unnecessary problems, apply for services of our specialists. Registration in the country corresponds to procedure consisting of the same stages as in most other states. It will take from 6 to 12 months. We offer to specify more details about the process of registration of trademarks and its peculiarities in Australia.

Is it necessary to obtain permission to register TM

In certain countries, permission for registration can only be obtained if the trademark is already registered in your country. The foregoing does not apply to Australia. Registration is carried out on the basis of a national application (the one that is submitted in your state). The abovementioned contributes to significant time savings. The state fee is paid only once, and further you can add another countries where you want to carry out registration.

What is the process of trademark registration in Australia

The process of registration of trademark in Australia is similar to registration in Russia and a number of other countries to a large extent. The payment of the fee is required there. It is calculated as follows: fixed amount + the same amount for each class of goods and services.

Registration is carried out as follows:

  • Determination of the classes of goods and services to which the trademark belongs;
  • Verification of uniqueness of the trademark is conducted, identity is checked and excluded, similarity with those trademarks registered earlier (this takes 5 working days);
  • If the previous stage was successful, it is possible to simply transform the request to search the identical meanings in the application for registering brand name in Australia;
  • The application is assigned by certain number;
  • It undergoes expert examination, and everything should comply with the requirements of the current legislation of Australia;
  • When the application is approved, the data should be published in a special patent bulletin (it is published every week on Friday);
  • If there are third parties who argue against registration (competitors or those who have similar trademark), they have 3 weeks to file their claims;
  • In case when there are no claims or they are rejected, there is every reason to apply for a certificate of trademark registration, which shall be mandatory issued after this procedure.

Rely on the professionals, and the trademark in Australia will be registered as quickly as possible.