We all have ideas from time to time, and some can be incredibly valuable. Someone might think of a revolutionary cure for a disease, while others might conceive a unique concept for a movie or TV show that has never been seen before. Before you bring your logo idea to fruition, you might want to safeguard it against someone who might find it good enough to copy or outright steal. After all, if it's potentially profitable, it's also potentially at risk of being duplicated or stolen. So, how can you protect your logo, even in the early stages of a project or business? The most effective way is through copyright law.

If you have a groundbreaking logo design, you'll need copyright protection similar to what is offered through Legally, if your logo is sufficiently detailed, creative, and unique, you automatically have a copyright once you document it. However, if your ownership of the logo is challenged or if someone else has copied it in whole or in part, or claims they thought of it first, you must be able to prove your ownership and the exact date of your logo's inception. The simplest method to do this is to register and deposit your logo.

How We Keep Your Logo Safe and Protect Your Rights

When you make a copyright deposit of your logo, it's crucial to detail it as thoroughly as possible. A vague one or two sentences will be challenging to protect. However, if your logo design is elaborately detailed and you deposit it with us, the protection becomes immediate. Registering and depositing your logo confirms your ownership and sets a definitive creation date. This deposit establishes the priority of your copyright and serves as indisputable evidence of it. The deposit effectively becomes your official witness of your rights.

When you file for copyright protection for your logo with, your protection is valid for life. Your submission is meticulously handled by officials who are legally bound to maintain all deposited documents with the highest level of care, in a system that ensures all deposits are unalterable, thus certifying their authenticity. At any time, you can access your logo, enabling you to consistently demonstrate proof of your rights to that design.

In Australia, as long as your logo is highly unique and creative and you provide sufficient details to define it as such, it qualifies for copyright protection. You can always safeguard your logo and demonstrate ownership, ensuring that it predates any copies. provides you with a secure location for your logo, and the tools to halt any infringing parties in their tracks. The protection for your design is also very comprehensive. When you make a copyright deposit in Australia, your copyright protection is valid in all 176 countries that are signatories to the Berne Convention, ensuring that your logo is protected internationally.