Trade marks enable use of a brand name or label without the threat of infringement and help to protect you against competitors trading off your reputation.

Morcom Pernat's trade mark services include:

  • Arranging searches for availability of trade marks
  • Advising on registrability of trade marks
  • Preparing trade mark application details including determination of appropriate classes for goods and services
  • Filing applications both nationally and internationally
  • Prosecuting applications including responses to examination reports
  • Representation in opposition hearings
  • Ongoing management including reminders for important dates and payment of renewal fees
  • Opinions on trade mark infringement, misleading and deceptive conduct, and passing off
  • Assignment of trade marks
  • Acting to enforce clients' trade mark rights
  • Responding to allegations of infringement