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What is a Trade Mark Attorney?

PATENTS  |  COPYRIGHT  |  REGISTERED DESIGNS  |  TRADE MARKS  |  REGISTERED BUSINESS NAMES | WHAT IS A PATENT ATTORNEY? | WHAT IS A TRADE MARK ATTORNEY?

A trade mark attorney (or trade marks attorney) provides representation and advice regarding trade marks and related intellectual property matters, such as trade mark searching and opinions, preparing and filing trade mark applications, representation in matters before the Trade Marks Office, trade mark oppositions and advising in relation to infringement.

Registration as a trade mark attorney is regulated by the Professional Standards Board . The qualifications for becoming a trade mark attorney are a subset of the series of the courses accredited by the Professional Standards Board for qualification as a patent attorney. Some lawyers practising in trade marks law are also entitled to obtain registration as trade mark attorneys.

Significant changes to the qualification and regulation of patent and trade mark attorneys came into force on 1 July 2008, including additional pre-registration experience requirements and mandatory continuing professional education. A summary of the new requirements has been published in a brochure (by the Professional Standards Board.
Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys - Intellectual Property Specialists
Halfords IP, Level 7, 1 Market Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000, AUSTRALIA T: +61 2 9264 8388 | F: +61 2 9264 1810