Hit Them Where It Hurts The Most

Hit Them Where It Hurts The Most

In my almost two decades experience in intellectual property, I’ve noticed a common practice undertaken by many PNG businesses that find themselves confronted with imported counterfeit products.  The typical approach taken by these local companies is to put out notices in the local daily informing t...

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Cultural Appropriation – The Bilum

Cultural Appropriation – The Bilum

A colleague recently referred me to a product that was being sold on a French fashion website MatchesFashion.com. The product, which appears to come under the brand “The Row” – a US fashion label, is that of a stringed knitted bag much like Papua New Guinea’s iconic stringed bag, t...

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Protecting Your IP In The Pacific Islands

Protecting Your IP In The Pacific Islands

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The PNG Trade Mark Filing, Prosecution & Our Billing Process

The PNG Trade Mark Filing, Prosecution & Our Billing Process

If you are thinking of filing a trade mark application in Papua New Guinea, the information below should be handy.  We’ve also included the stages we raise our invoices so that you can be sure what stages you can expect to receive invoices. Generally, the filing and prosecution process is stra...

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Making The Move

Making The Move

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Filing Trade Marks in Papua New Guinea

Filing Trade Marks in Papua New Guinea

Due to a number of requests from my LinkedIn contacts, I thought it best to outline the general requirements for filing trade marks in Papua New Guinea. The Papua New Guinea Trade Marks Act Chapter 385 governs the filing of trade marks in Papua New Guinea. Applications for filing of a trade mark for...

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Mark Warner to oppose Sessions for attorney general

Mark Warner to oppose Sessions for attorney general

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The system for fate to frequently again

The system for fate to frequently again

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