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Australian Trade Marks

Australian Trade Mark Filing Requirements

Minimum filing requirements

  • No forms are required to be signed before filing in Australia.
  • Full name and address of the applicant.
  • Representation of the trade mark.
  • If the trade mark contains or consists of a 3-dimensional shape, the representation of the trade mark must include a perspective view showing each feature of the trade mark, or such views as are necessary to show each feature of the trade mark.
  • If the trade mark contains or consists of a colour, scent, sound or an aspect of packaging, a concise and accurate description of the trade mark must be included in the application.
  • Statement of goods and/or services for which registration is sought, and international class(es), if known.
  • Particulars of basic application(s) (if convention priority is claimed).

 

Notes

  • If practicable, the representation of the trade mark should preferably not exceed 8cm x 8cm.
  • If the mark includes words of a language other than English, a translation into English should be provided.
  • If the mark includes non-roman characters, a transliteration of the characters into roman letters and a translation into English should be provided.
  • Expressions such as “all goods” or “all services in the class”, or “all other goods” or “all other services” should not be used in the statement of goods and/or services.
  • Multi-class trade mark applications are permitted. The goods and/or services should be grouped into the appropriate classes and listed in the order of their class numbers.

 

Australian Trade Mark Registration

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