Intellectual Property Resources
Can I Transfer Ownership of a Patent?
There are a few ways that the owner of a patent can transfer their ownership of a patent to another party. Ownership of a Patent A patent provides the legalRead More
How Can I Conduct a Patent Search?
Before lodging a patent application, it is wise to conduct a patent search for similar items in the international jurisdictions relevant to you. (of utmost importance to extensively search forRead More
The Amazon Brand Registry – A Legal Guide
For years, sellers on Amazon were constantly bombarded with counterfeiting issues and intrusions by third party sellers. In response, Amazon launched their brand registry in 2017 to provide sellers withRead More
What is a Series Trade Mark Application?
Having a registered trade mark is highly recommended if you operate a business. A trade mark provides you with protection from infringement, as well as the exclusive right to useRead More
How Do I Show Evidence of Prior Use?
An important step in protecting your business and your image is to register your logo or brand name as a trade mark. Having a registered trade mark provides you withRead More
How Does The Madrid Protocol Work?
In 1991, the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) designed, and began operating, the Madrid Protocol. In essence, the protocol allows global businesses to obtain trade mark protection using a singleRead More
Elements Of A Recording Contract In The Music Industry
A recording contract, often referred to as a ‘record deal’, is an agreement providing a record label with ownership over an artist’s work. In particular, the label owns what isRead More
What Is A Talent Release Form and When Do I Need One?
A talent release form is an agreement allowing a producer to use an artist’s work for promotional and commercial purposes. Without this form, a producer could face serious legal implicationsRead More