Gone but not forgotten - fame and abandonment under Section 92(4)(b) of the Trade Marks Act

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Issues relating to intellectual property attached to a given brand when companies are merging or are taken over and cease to use their brand name - in what circumstances will failure to use a brand name lead to loss of trade mark protection - if protection has been lost, will an action under s 52 of the Trade Practices Act protect intellectual property attached to that brand.


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Mr Tomas Fitzgerald