Foreign Associates

If you’re looking for a partner to conduct IP work in Australia and New Zealand, MacMillan Trademarks invites you to join our growing list of international clients and discover why we are one of the most trusted trademark attorney firms in our jurisdiction.

We undertake all facets of trademark work including registration, prosecution, portfolio management, renewals, oppositions, non-use and infringement matters, as well as Design Registrations, along with our partner company devoted to handling all our Patent work.

We currently oversee hundreds of existing registrations for associates all over the world and provide the surety of fixed fees throughout the trademark registration process.

Our Trademark Director, Tom Rinder, oversees all international work. With 15 years of experience, Tom is an elected fellow of the Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys Australia (IPTA), the peak body in our jurisdiction, and is a member of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ) and International Trade Mark Association (INTA).

Tom will be your single point of contact for all matters, supported by a dedicated team.

Partner with MacMillan Trademarks

When you partner with MacMillan Trademarks, we will record our firm as the requisite address for service and take care of the trademark registration process on your client’s behalf. We deal directly with you and are always available to answer your questions without charging an hourly fee.

A basic summary of the requirements for filing of a trademark in Australia are:

  1. Name and address of applicant
  2. Description of goods and services to be covered by the trademark
  3. Electronic copy of the trademark (if other than a word mark)
  4. Convention priority details (if appropriate)
  5. No Power of Attorney is required.

While we provide a basic outline of the process on our trademark registration page, please contact MacMillan Trademarks for more detailed information and to obtain our latest schedule of fees.

We also undertake Design Registrations in Australia and a basic outline is provided on our Design Registration page.

We look forward to building a long-term relationship with you and assisting with the protection of your client’s intellectual property.

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