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Australian Trade Mark Opposition Law, 2nd edition

Australian Trade Mark Opposition Law, 2nd edition

Sykes, A, 2019

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Format ISBN Price
Book 9780409351187 $110.00

Publication Date: December, 2019

Australian Trade Mark Opposition Law is an essential guide to Australian trade mark opposition law and process


Format: Paperback

Once published, this title will also be available in eBook format.
eISBN: 9780409351194


Successfully navigating both applicable law and procedural requirements is essential to effective practice in trade mark opposition matters. This unique, time-saving text is designed to offer quickly accessible answers to procedural questions covering oppositions to registering and removing trade marks before the Australian Trade Marks Office (ATMO).

It includes both the substantive law and procedure, with practical tips on preparation of evidence, oral and written submissions and obtaining orders for costs. The author draws from the extensive body of decisions handed down by the ATMO to simplify the practitioner’s role in dealing with the governing law and common practice of the ATMO. It is an essential guide to trade mark opposition practice for legal practitioners and trade mark attorneys and is a highly relevant resource for students undertaking units on trade mark practice.



• Clear, accessible guidance
• Written by experienced trade mark practitioner
• Unique focus on the process of trade marks opposition


Related Titles

Ricketson et al, Intellectual Property: Cases, Materials and Commentary, 6th ed, 2019
Stoianoff, Chilton & Monotti, Commercialisation of Intellectual Property, 2019
Van Caenegem, Intellectual and Industrial Property Law, 3rd ed, 2019


Andrew Sykes is a barrister at the Victorian Bar and a registered trade mark attorney with experience as counsel or arbitrator in over 50 trade marks and branding disputes issued before various courts and tribunals. He is a UDRP panellist to both the Czech Arbitration Court in Prague and to the Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Centre in Hong Kong.

Table of Contents

1. Notice of Opposition
2. Onus and Standard of Proof
3. Grounds of Opposition
4. Opposition to Removal for Non-Use
5. Practice and Procedure
6. Appeals
Appendix A – Precedent Statements of Grounds and Particulars

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