Wallington-Dummer is a patent and trade mark firm dedicated to providing high quality intellectual property services. Our attorneys hold degrees in technologies,including mechanical and electrical engineering, physics and chemistry.

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.


Wallington-Dummer is moving

November 17th, 2022 by

After 20 years Wallington Dummer is moving from 37 Bligh Street across the road to 66 Hunter Street in Sydney city. It is all in the name of progress: the 37 Bligh Street building is being sacrificed for a Sydney…

Use It or (you may) Lose It – Removal for Non-Use

October 14th, 2022 by

By Jennifer Song / Senior Associate Unlike some other jurisdictions like the United States, in Australia, there are no use requirements in order to maintain a trade mark registration.  However, once three years has passed from the date of filing,…

Trade Mark Filing Tip – Get the Applicant name correct

October 14th, 2022 by

By Jennifer Song / Senior Associate It is important to file a trade mark in the name of the correct entity. A legal entity in Australia is typically a person or a company. The applicant of the trade mark must…

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…