How to Trademark Checklist | Foundd Legal

Trademark Checklist


Make sure you check all the boxes. When it’s time to trademark your brand name take all of the steps to protect your business, do your searches, choose your class and cover your arse. This checklist will help you own that name, baby. Make it yours and don’t lose out because you didn’t do your homework.


This checklist teaches you the steps you need to take to register your brand name as a trademark. Learn to search, choose a class, apply and register legally so you don’t miss out on the perfect brand name!

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Key Features

- How to search IP Australia
- Choosing a class
- Who should own the trademark
- Applying for your trademark

For Who

This guide is for entrepreneurs, creatives and startups who are ready to start their business and take it seriously.

For What

To prepare your business for success and legally protect it as it grows.


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Jurisdiction: All Australian jurisdictions. This template adheres to Australian principles of contract law and is designed for those doing business in Australia. While similar principles may apply in your jurisdiction, please consult with a lawyer qualified in your jurisdiction.

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