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Trade Mark Management – key differences Aus vs U.S

Trade Mark Management – key differences Aus vs U.S

19.11.2019 IP Australia

Many Australian business owners are looking to infiltrate the American market and for good reason. The United States of America (USA) is the world’s largest economy - with a population of over 325 million people - what business wouldn’t want to operate in this economy?

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What you need to know if your trade mark is challenged - IP Australia Webinar

What you need to know if your trade mark is challenged - IP Australia Webinar

05.11.2019 IP Australia

You've got a trade mark, but what if it's being challenged?

Join IP Australia on 3 December at 12pm for their new webinar ‘ What you need to know if your trade mark is challenged’. This webinar will explain the trade mark oppositions and hearings process. It will also provide you with the tools you will need if your trade mark is being opposed. 

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NSW Export Capability Program - Southern Highlands

NSW Export Capability Program - Southern Highlands

04.11.2019 NSW Government

The NSW Government invites you to an Introduction to Exporting workshop in the Southern Highlands. This free interactive workshop is designed for businesses starting out on their export journey and those looking to consolidate knowledge.

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NSW Export Capability Program - Camden

NSW Export Capability Program - Camden

04.11.2019 NSW Government

The NSW Government invites you to an Introduction to Exporting workshop in Camden. This workshop aims to help new and existing exporters increase their knowledge of export, and understand export fundamentals.

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Finalists of the 57th Australian Export Awards revealed

Finalists of the 57th Australian Export Awards revealed

01.11.2019 Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

94 of Australia’s leading exporters will this year fight it out for the top honours at the 2019 Australian Export Awards.

Federal Trade Minister Simon Birmingham today announced the finalists for the prestigious awards that shine a spotlight on the enormous contribution exporters make to the economy.

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Sued for infringing your own trade mark?!

Sued for infringing your own trade mark?!

29.10.2019 IP Australia

We strongly encourage Australian companies who are considering doing business in China to register their trade marks in China as early as possible.

A recent case involving an Australian company illustrates the risks for those who do business in China without a registered Chinese trademark.

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Getting The Documentation Right Workshop in Perth

Getting The Documentation Right Workshop in Perth

29.10.2019 Penelope Jantz

The preparation of export documentation can be confusing, time consuming, costly and prone to human error, and yet correct export documentation is vital for any exporter to transact business in an efficient and cost-effective way. 

 
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Start Exporting or Learn How To Grow Your Exports

Start Exporting or Learn How To Grow Your Exports

28.10.2019 RDA Sydney

Regional Development Australia (RDA) Sydney in partnership with AusIndustry and Campbelltown City Council invites you to a focused exporting workshop in Campbelltown.

This workshop is designed for businesses starting out on their export journey and those looking to consolidate knowledge. 

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Best in the biz exporting to the world

Best in the biz exporting to the world

17.10.2019 NSW Government

A cutting edge NSW based company Cover Genius which is streamlining the insurance sector with simple policies and instantly approved claims has been crowned the 2019 NSW Exporter of the Year.

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Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards Recognise Elite Exporters

Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards Recognise Elite Exporters

15.10.2019 Richelle Ward

In what has been hailed as Queensland’s Export night of nights 16 Queensland businesses have been recognised and celebrated for their outstanding success and contribution to the state’s trade output at the Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards, which were held at Brisbane City Hall on Thursday 10 October.

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Introduction to Exporting Workshop - Cessnock

Introduction to Exporting Workshop - Cessnock

11.10.2019 NSW Government

The NSW Government invites you to an Introduction to Exporting workshop in Cessnock. This workshop aims to help new and existing exporters increase their knowledge of export, and understand export fundamentals.

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Engaging an IP attorney

Engaging an IP attorney

20.09.2019 IP Australia

As a business, chances are you’re creating intellectual property that you’ll want to protect. The process of patenting can often be an uncertain and daunting journey. For first time applicants engaging an attorney can greatly increase the chances of success.

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Managing contracts in China

Managing contracts in China

02.09.2019 IP Australia

If you’re doing business in China, you will at some point need a contract. A well-drafted contract that sets out the details of your agreement can reduce the risk around a business transaction.

Unfortunately, Australians often use poorly drafted contracts that are not well suited to protecting their interests in China. Below we list key tips for your China-related contracts.

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US-China trade dispute—New round of escalation

US-China trade dispute—New round of escalation

02.09.2019 Export Finance Australia

The US and China trade dispute escalated in recent weeks, with the People’s Bank of China allowing its currency to fall below 7 yuan per US dollar – a key threshold that hasn’t been passed since the global financial crisis (chart – USD/CYN). This prompted the US Treasury to call it a ‘currency manipulator’.

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Getting The Documentation Right Workshop in Queensland

Getting The Documentation Right Workshop in Queensland

12.08.2019 Penelope Jantz

The preparation of export documentation can be confusing, time consuming, costly and prone to human error, and yet correct export documentation is vital for any exporter to transact business in an efficient and cost-effective way.
Join us for a one-day workshop to not only understand export documentation requirements, but also to train your staff in processing documentation correctly and efficiently.

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Utilising Free Trade Agreements Workshop in Victoria

Utilising Free Trade Agreements Workshop in Victoria

07.08.2019 Penelope Jantz

Join us in Melbourne for a half day workshop to learn how to utilize Free Trade Agreements. Australia has trade deals with a range of countries including China-Australia (ChAFTA), Japan-Australia (JAEPA), Korea-Australia (KAFTA), and Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). What do these FTAs mean for your business and how can you take advantage of them?

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Your chance to stand up for free trade

Your chance to stand up for free trade

06.08.2019 Heath Baker

Earlier this year the Australian Government concluded free trade agreements with Indonesia and Hong Kong, but the Parliament is only now considering whether to make those agreements law.

We cannot take for granted that this will happen. After the election there are a lot of unknowns about the Australian Parliament’s support for free trade: Labour is rebuilding its policy platform and the positions of key cross-benchers are unclear.

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Protecting your patent overseas

Protecting your patent overseas

05.08.2019 IP Australia

As an exporting business, chances are you’re creating intellectual property (IP) that you’ll want to protect. The process of patenting can often be an uncertain and daunting journey. An Australian patent provides protection only within Australia.

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Free Introduction to Exporting Workshop in Bega

Free Introduction to Exporting Workshop in Bega

30.07.2019 Penelope Jantz

The NSW Government invites you to an Introduction to Exporting workshop in Bega. Join us to learn the fundamentals of exporting and network with like-minded businesses and service providers that can assist you export your goods and services to the world.

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