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Business Name Registration Information

Business Names – Updated rules and guidelines for determining availability On 20 July 2015, the Federal Minister for Small Business, The Hon Bruce Billson MP announced changes to Business Names registration rules. The Business Names Registration (Availability of Names) Determination 2015 contains new rules for determining whether a new business name is identical or nearly […]

Trademark Lawyer Australia – Set back to ASIC’s Automated Business Name Registration

G C Swinburne and F J McFarlane and Australian Securities and Investments Commission and Child Psychology Services Pty Ltd (Joined Party) [2014] AATA 602 (26 August 2014) The Administrative Appeals Tribunal has set aside a decision by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to register the business names Melbourne Child Psychology and Melbourne Child […]