Trade marks for start-ups - Canberra

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 -
17:00 to 18:30

How trade marks can help your business

Almost every business has a trade mark of some sort - in its words, logos or slogans, or a combination.  Our trade marks workshop explains the basics behind trade mark protection and helps you understand how to register for trade mark protection.

What you will learn at this workshop

  • The basics of IP
    • Overview of the Registered IP - Patents, Trade Marks, Designs
    • The basics of copyright and trade secrets
    • Understanding IP within your business plan, marketing and contracts
  • Trade marks – what are they and what can be trade marked?
  • The difference between business names, domain names and trade marks
  • What to consider before you invest in your brand
  • DIY trade mark application - search and apply
  • The trade mark application process
  • What to consider with international trade mark registration

Workshop details

When:  Wednesday 10 February from 4:30pm

Where:  CBRIN, Level 5 Moore Street, Canberra. 

What to bring: bring your laptop or tablet so you can learn how to search trade mark databases.

Light refreshments and access to wifi provided.

Book your ticket


CBRIN Event Room, Level 5, 1 Moore Street, Canberra, ACT 2601 Australia
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