- Published on Wednesday, 25 July 2012 15:41
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Mantra, management rights owners of Q1, has gained a Federal Court ruling allowing it to trademark the Q1 name and stop any other business from using it.
Judge John Reeves ruled there was no reason to stop Mantra from trademarking Q1 for the use only of the hotel.
Danilo Spagnuolo, who operates Q1 Holidays Gold Coast, had been successful in an earlier decision that Mantra has now had overturned by the Federal Court.
John Swinson, of Mantra lawyers King & Wood Mallesons, said the ruling gave certainty those who purchased managements rights that they could protect their business name