Previously under the Trade Marks Act, the monetary compensation that a trade mark registration holder was entitled to, if infringement was established, was either: a monetary sum which represented the damage suffered by the trade mark registration holder due to the conduct of the infringer; or payment by the infringer of the profit it gained […]
About Colin Cheung
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Entries by Colin Cheung
As you may know, we’ve dropped time based billing. So no more billing in 6 minute increments. Why? Because we don’t want to charge you every time we speak with you or meet with you – we found it was sometimes a barrier to communication. Instead we want to encourage more communication without the client […]
So you’ve come across a competitor copying your brand, design or product. We’ll call them the IP Infringer. Filing legal proceedings in court against the IP Infringer is one path which can be taken to stop their unauthorised conduct. However there are key steps that can and should be taken first to try and avoid […]
Beneficial changes for trade-mark owners to the Australian customers seizures process Changes to the Trade Marks Act 1995 which came into effect 15 April 2013, simplify the custom seizure process and more importantly benefit brand owners. These changes now place the initial onus on the importer of seized goods to make a claim to those […]
It’s a big step starting legal proceedings against your competitor (we will call them the IP Infringer). Before reaching this stage, you should have already received clear advice on the strength and risks of your case against the IP Infringer. Importantly you should have also received a very clear outline of costs for each of […]
About Actuate IP
Actuate IP was founded in 2002 and have assembled a team of specialist intellectual property lawyers and trade mark attorneys. Our team have come from top tier and specialist IP firms and have a proven track record of delivering commercially relevant results for our clients. Actuate IP is associated with Actuate Patents (patent attorneys) and Actuate Commercial Lawyers. Our innovative fixed fees only model means you have certainty on your legal spend and access to fairer fees. This project based approach means there is a shared and accountable focus on reaching the right outcome for your business.