Daniel Wilson

Daniel Wilson

Principal, Head of Trade Marks Australia
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Overview

Daniel Wilson is a registered Australian trade marks attorney. Daniel’s practice covers all aspects of trade mark registration, protection and enforcement in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and across the Pacific Islands, including oppositions, and filing and defending non-use actions. Daniel is also experienced in dealing with all aspects of the Madrid System for the International Registration of trade marks. He advises clients on brand creation, adoption and use, as well as searching, watching and domain name services. Daniel has managed world-wide trade mark portfolios for blue chip Australian and international clients.

Daniel assists clients across a broad range of industries, including banking and finance, food and beverages, electrical, ICT, mining, fashion and apparel, and sporting and entertainment organisations. He also holds a keen interest in the trade mark needs of charities and NPOs.

Prior to joining Spruson & Ferguson, Daniel worked as a trade marks attorney in one of Australia’s largest full service law firms where he gained experience across a wide range of intellectual property issues, including due diligence, domain name registration and dispute resolution, copyright, and trade mark litigation support.

He is a member of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand and the Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia.

“familiar with all aspects of the Madrid System.”

World Trademark Review, 2021

Daniel Wilson's Insights
Republic of Nauru Enacts Trade Mark Registration System
In 2019, the Republic of Nauru’s Trademarks Act was enacted, and established the legal framework for the registration and protection of trade marks in Nauru.  Recently, the Republic of Nauru...
In 2019, the Republic of Nauru’s Trademarks Act was enacted, and established the legal framework for the registration and...
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Testing the limits of VOGUE
Advanced Magazine Publishers Inc v Paul Rigo ATMO 200 (23 December 2020) Advance Magazine Publishers Inc. (“Opponent”) has failed to prevent the registration of the  trade mark VOGUE by...
Advanced Magazine Publishers Inc v Paul Rigo ATMO 200 (23 December 2020) Advance Magazine Publishers Inc. (“Opponent”) has failed...
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Changes to eligibility rules for .au domains
When registering an “.au” domain name you are required to prove that you have an Australian presence. One way of doing this is to be the owner of an...
When registering an “.au” domain name you are required to prove that you have an Australian presence. One way...
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Proposed changes to Fiji IP law
New Trademark, Patent and Design Bills, 45, 46 and 471 of 2020 have been issued by the Fijian Parliament to update the IP laws pertaining to current acts dated...
New Trademark, Patent and Design Bills, 45, 46 and 471 of 2020 have been issued by the Fijian Parliament...
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