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Trade mark use control requirements in a corporate group eased by recent Full Federal Court decision
The issue may arise after changes to IP arrangements in a corporate group, for tax reasons or because of an acquisition.
Australia
2 Jul 2019
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Two key lessons from expired domain and prank website - Scotty doesnt know
The domain scottmorrison.com.au was briefly available for purchase in an expired domain auction for a bargain price.
Australia
16 Nov 2018
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True colours: The importance of getting colour right
This decision provides some useful guidance for an area of trade mark law left largely untouched by Australian cases
Australia
16 Aug 2018
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Change in the air for IP laws in Australia: 5 key takeaways
This article is an overview of key proposed IP changes, the likely impact and five takeaways for your organisation.
Australia
13 Sep 2017
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Is the fragmented approach to intellectual property in Australia about to end?
The Productivity Commission delivered a range of recommendations in its report on intellectual property arrangements.
Australia
28 Jun 2017
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One bad apple can spoil the barrel: the importance of clearly defining intellectual property rights
IP licences and agreements must be drafted clearly and comprehensively to include all matters between the parties.
Australia
22 Feb 2017
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Registered designs: What is the appropriate form of order for injunctive relief?
This judge granted an injunction in broad terms, consistent with the usual trade mark and copyright infringement orders.
Australia
7 Sep 2016
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Breaking Brexit down: Trade Marks (VIDEO)
In the final part of our video series, we look at the trade mark implications of the UK decision to withdraw from the EU.
Australia
3 Aug 2016
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That just won't fly: Federal Court decision in Qantas v Edwards offers guidance on trade mark confusion
More than a mere possibility of brand extension is required to support the section 60 ground of opposition under the act.
Australia
8 Jul 2016
10
From the Register to the dictionary: The treatment of generic trade marks in Australia
In Australia, the court has power to revoke the registration of any famous trademark that has become widely generic.
Australia
1 May 2015
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Trade mark use and the internet – keywords and search engine optimisation
The Court confirmed it was not trade mark infringement to use words of a composite trademark in the title of a web page.
Australia
15 Sep 2014
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Fighting to retain heritage beer brands - A CUB trade mark success story
The brewer CUB has won a dispute with a rival brewer intent on assuming control of a selection of CUB's heritage brands.
Australia
23 Oct 2013
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adidas and PacBrands fight it out over 4 stripes, while OHIM’s 2nd Board takes a modern view of footwear trade marks
adidas has in part succeeded in infringement proceedings against PacBrands in Australia.
Australia
8 Oct 2013
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Lessons on bad faith from Superman, Yakult and Queensberry
These were 3 recent decisions relating to the bad faith ground of opposition and invalidity in Australia, UK and Europe
Australia
5 Sep 2013
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Pharmaceutical trade marks case law round up for 2012/early 2013
This is a brief wrap-up of recent decisions relating to pharma trade marks from the EU, the United States and Australia.
Australia
15 Jun 2013
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Tips for Australian brand owners - Recent Case Law on maintaining your Trade Mark Registration in Europe
Australian brand owners with registered trademarks in Europe must heed a recent decision on trade mark use.
Australia
27 May 2013
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Fame of Purex Mark Counts against it in New Zealand Trade Mark Opposition
The fact that Pepscanz' PUREX mark is well known in New Zealand was held against it in this recent opposition decision.
Australia
18 May 2013
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Boehringer Ingelheim - A Welcome Decision for Pharmaceutical Brand Owners
Pharmaceutical brand owners have cause to celebrate following a recent decision.
Australia
22 Dec 2012
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Common Sense Prevails - Good News for Brands Incorporating INN Stems
A recent decision may signal a change in practice for those trade mark applications incorporating INN stems in class 5.
Australia
16 Dec 2012
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Trade marks in the EU - what Australian businesses need to know after IP Translator
Australian businesses trading or intending to trade in the EU should carefully review trademark protection strategies.
Australia
20 Jul 2012
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