New Zealand: Get The Answers: Trademark best way to stop others using business name
Last Updated: 8 February 2012

Simon Rowell, a partner at James & Wells, writes an article for the NZ Herald on trade marks.

To find out the answers to the questions below, read the full story on the NZ Herald website.

  • How can companies protect their name against copycats?
  • What is a trademark and what can be registered as a trademark?
  • If I've registered my company name with the Companies Office, isn't that enough?
  • If I get rights to my brand just by using it, why do I need to register it as a trademark?

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