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HOW TO USE AND PROTECT YOUR TRADE MARK PROPERLY

by N Murray-Jones • March 18, 2021

Once your trade mark is registered, you need to ensure you use it correctly in order to maintain and protect your rights in your trade mark. Things to remember: Once your mark is registered, always use it with the R symbol wherever your trade mark appears.  This includes packaging, websites, social media, brochures etc.  For […]


HOW TO USE AND PROTECT YOUR TRADE MARK PROPERLY

by N Murray-Jones • March 18, 2021

Once your trade mark is registered, you need to ensure you use it correctly in order to maintain and protect your rights in your trade mark. Things to remember: Once your mark is registered, always use it with the R symbol wherever your trade mark appears.  This includes packaging, websites, social media, brochures etc.  For […]


I have a registered trade mark – what now?

by N Murray-Jones • March 2, 2021

Once your mark is registered the work does not stop there – you must remember to maintain your mark by using it properly and renewing it every 10 years. Once you have a registered trade mark you have the exclusive right to use that mark on the goods/services covered by the registration.  You can also […]


BREXIT and trade marks designating the European Union

by N Murray-Jones • February 16, 2021

Since 2016, news of Brexit has dominated headlines but in the past 12 months Brexit has disappeared from the front page as COVID began dominating our newsfeed.  However, Brexit has been quietly ticking along behind the scenes. The UK’s exit from the EU came into effect on 31 January 2020 and a transition period was […]


Proposed Changes to Fiji’s Trade Mark Law

by N Murray-Jones • January 25, 2021

Fiji’s current trade mark law is based on British trade mark legislation enacted nearly a century ago and therefore it is well overdue for an overhaul. Currently, the Act provides for independent registration of trade marks in respect of goods but not services or registration as of rights based on United Kingdom registrations. Goods are […]