First to File

First to File What is First-to-File? This means that the first person or entity that applies for a trade mark, will obtain registration and may prevent others from using it.  This person / entity will have the rights thereto, regardless of whether another have built...

Patent Registration in the U.S

Patent Registration in the U.S International PatentsThe role of the USPTO is to grant patents for the protection of inventions in the United States of America. When the patent expires, the invention is freely available to the public. Patents are not renewable. Under...

Patent Registration in India

Patent Registration in India International Patents An invention relating to a product or a process that is new, involving inventive step and capable of industrial application may apply for a  patent in India. An application for a patent may be filed by foreign...

Patent Registration in Malaysia

Patent Registration in Malaysia International Patents Malaysia’s intellectual property laws generally conform with international standards and provide adequate protection for trade mark owners. The establishment of the Intellectual Property Court in Malaysia bears...

Patent Registration in Australia

Patent Registration in Australia  International Patents Patents in Australia are granted and administered by IP Australia. Your invention must be unique, inventive or innovative in order to be patented. A standard patent gives you long-term protection and control over...

Patent Registration in China

Patent Registration in China  International Patents Patents in China are granted and administered by the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO). Intellectual property in China may be enforced by administrative authorities or through civil or criminal...

Trade Mark Registration in Mauritius

Trademark Registration in Mauritius  International Trade Marks The Republic of Mauritius is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about 2000km off the southeast coast of the African continent. The government is closely modelled on the Westminster parliamentary system,...

Trade Mark Registration in Malaysia

Trademark Registration in Malaysia  International Trade Marks Malaysia’s intellectual property laws generally conform with international standards and provide adequate protection for trade mark owners. The establishment of the Intellectual Property Court in Malaysia...

Franchising Legal Advice

Franchising Legal Advice Specialist legal advice on franchising and franchise contracts Franchise law is specialised and differs from other areas of law, thus you need find yourself an attorney that specialises in this specific type of law. Franchise...