Wallington-Dummer is a patent and trade mark firm dedicated to providing high quality intellectual property services. Our attorneys hold advanced degrees in specific technologies, such as mechanical and electrical engineering, physics, chemistry, and biotechnology, providing unparalleled expertise.

We specialise in the needs of innovators in the early stages of developing intellectual property rights. We understand the particular needs and difficulties of small companies and individuals seeking to put an innovation on the map and profit from it. We seek to work with our clients to achieve protection for innovations in a cost effective manner.

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Trade Marks in Australia: Headstart Applications

February 16th, 2016 by

What is it? A Headstart Application is a pre-application service for trade marks in Australia. You lodge the trade mark and the Australian Trade Marks Office (Office) examines the trade mark and provides a Results Report within 5 days of…

Practical benefits of registering a trade mark in Australia

June 19th, 2015 by

The rights conferred on an owner of a registered trade mark are more comprehensive than and are in addition to the rights conferred on an owner of an unregistered trade mark. A registered trade mark will give an owner significant…

Google offers to buy patents

May 15th, 2015 by

Google is now inviting inventors to sell their patents to Google. The opportunity is open from May 8 to May 22, 2015. It is not entirely clear why Google is making this offer. Google indicates it may be to provide…