Owning a registered trade mark is a highly valuable marketing tool for any business, and offers many benefits. Having your brand registered gives a business exclusivity over use of that brand, legal protection against any unauthorised use or imitations, and from 2018, a registered trade mark may potentially give a certain group of holders a tax rebate.
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IP Australia will shortly be updating its fees for trade marks, patents, designs and plant breeders' rights, effective from 10 October. Although some fees will be increasing, a number of popular services will be more affordable as a result of these changes.