Changes to Designs

Together with a number of procedural changes, as of 29 March 2016, the Australian Designs Office will no longer issue a separate six digit number upon registration of a design. In a similar way to patents, the registration number will now align with the nine digit application number. Applications registered prior to 29 March 2016,

Trade mark blunder not the way to go

In late January it was widely reported that New Jersey Transit failed to register seven trade marks including its logo and well-known slogan, ‘NJ Transit the way to go’. The error was costly, both from a financial perspective and a reputational one. As the state’s public transport corporation, NJ Transit operates 230-plus bus routes and