What is a “Convention” or “Priority” claim?

When a trade mark is filed for the first time in a Paris Convention member country and the applicant applies for protection in any of the other member countries within six months of the first filing, the subsequent applications will be treated as if they had been filed on the same day as the first application. In other words, […]

MBIP attending upcoming international conferences

MBIP have traveled abroad to attend several key intellectual property conferences this year, and this month our Australian attorneys will be attending another two major IP events. Michael Buck (Principal) will be travelling to Vienna, Austria to attend the Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle’s (FICPI) 18th Open Forum. He would value the opportunity to […]