Primary loses appeal over trademark bid

The federal court has blocked an attempt by the Primary Health Care group to trademark the phrase “primary health care”.

This is a win for the federal health department, which in 2015 was forced to limit its marketing of its Primary Health Networks.

Primary Health Care had initially applied to register the phrase “primary health care” and its logo as trademarks in 2009, but was knocked back in 2014 after opposition from federal,