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Kardashian shapewear trade mark draws criticism for cultural insensitivity
Kim Kardashian is facing public criticism for her choice of brand name for her new body shapewear line, 'Kimono'.
Australia
9 Aug 2019
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Implications of Brexit on trademark owners
Article explains the implications that a No Deal Brexit will have for owners of registered trademarks in the UK.
Australia
4 Jun 2019
3
Court finds right to use unregistered trade mark in peanut butter case
This decision has highlighted the fact that IP rights are better protected when they have been officially registered.
Australia
19 May 2019
4
Do corporate giants have an indefeasible claim to trade mark rights?
Even corporate giants such as McDonald's are not immune to having their trade marks removed on the grounds of non-use.
Australia
11 Mar 2019
5
Australian Made and Owned: What makes a fish oil capsule Australian?
The case demonstrates the court's reluctance to allow a brand to falsely depict that a product is 'Made in Australia'.
Australia
26 Feb 2019
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How a social media presence can help protect the intellectual property rights of a company
The decision shows how social media can be used to promote and protect a brand, or included as evidence in IP disputes.
Australia
1 Feb 2019
7
Taking a punt on trade mark enforcement: round 2
Interesting read - summary of a tit for tat argument about trade marks.
Australia
14 Nov 2018
8
Taking a punt on trade mark enforcement: The contrasting fates of Crownbet and Miss Universe 2009
These two cases demonstrate the need for businesses to monitor their competitors and protect their intellectual property.
Australia
17 Sep 2018
9
Deceptively similar trade marks and the trade mark opposition process
The registration of trade marks allows legal protection action against the use of the same or deceptively similar marks.
Australia
11 Jun 2018
10
Passing off intellectual property: Private label brands mislead consumers
This dispute highlights the importance of due diligence before choosing your brand, your product packaging and labelling.
Australia
23 Mar 2018
11
Bondi Wash brand at sea with international trade mark dispute
This challenge demonstrated the importance of obtaining international trade mark protection for any Australian brand.
Australia
11 Sep 2017
12
Registering business names for clients
These suggestions may help to make the process of registering new business names as smooth as possible for your clients.
Australia
21 Jul 2017
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The heat is on - Using descriptive words in your brand name
Risks of confusion between brands in Australia have to be accepted by companies who use descriptive words as their brand.
Australia
4 May 2016
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Queensland company forced to cancel business name by Uber
Ensure that your business name and any trademarks you intend to register aren't easily associated with any other brands.
Australia
6 Apr 2016
15
Kylie Minogue and Kylie Jenner fight to register trade mark protection over the name KYLIE
The 'Kylie' example illustrates the importance of being vigilant as an owner of a registered trade mark.
Australia
22 Mar 2016
16
IKEA loses claim for rights to intellectual property in Indonesia
The IKEA example demonstrates the importance of carefully planning and managing your international trade mark portfolio.
Australia
15 Mar 2016
17
When employees go rogue: How to protect your confidential information and intellectual property
Prevention is better than cure, so the best form of defence is to act to protect your confidential information and IP.
Australia
4 Mar 2016
18
Are you really the ruler of your own domain?
Domain names serve a marketing purpose similar to trademarks as their distinguishing words often complement the brand.
Australia
2 Nov 2015
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Welcome aboard mate! #HaynePlane #49ers - Jarryd Hayne, brand owner
Jarryd Hayne makes headlines after selection in the San Francisco 49ers' NFL squad, both as an athlete and a brand owner.
Australia
24 Sep 2015
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Registration of Business Names: "Potato, potahto, Tomato, tomahto."
This Determination aims to reduce the risk of the public being misled by identical or nearly identical business names.
Australia
31 Jul 2015
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