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Trademarks
1.
Legal framework
1.1
What is the statutory or other source of trademark rights?
 
Australia
The Trade Marks Act 1995 (Cth). Rights can also be obtained in trademarks through significant use and reputation.

For more information about this answer please contact: Ian Rosenfeld from Rigby Cooke Lawyers
1.2
How do trademark rights arise (ie, through use or registration)?
 
Australia
Trademark rights arise by registration under the Trade Marks Act, and by significant use and reputation.

For more information about this answer please contact: Ian Rosenfeld from Rigby Cooke Lawyers
1.3
What is the statutory or other source of the trademark registration scheme?
 
Australia
The Trade Marks Act, which covers the whole of Australia.

For more information about this answer please contact: Ian Rosenfeld from Rigby Cooke Lawyers