The Papua New Guinea Trade Marks Act Chapter 385 defines a trade mark as a mark used in relation to goods for the purpose of indicating a connection in the course of trade between the goods and a person who has the right, to use the mark.
A trade mark is also typically referred to as a brand.
A trade mark includes the following or a combination of them:
- word (whether it be plain font or a ‘fancy’ font)
- aspect of packaging