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McCullough Robertson
The case has implications for businesses who use, register and enforce registered trade marks with descriptive elements.
Shelston IP
The MALISHUS trade mark was infringed by using that word in domain names and on Facebook offering clothing for sale.
Shelston IP
Competing companies in Australia both sought to register their trade marks for a similar range of mobility equipment.
Shelston IP
Summary of the recent changes to NZ Trade Mark law.
Shelston IP
This is a selection of the more interesting trademark cases for 2019, with an indication of the types of issues covered.
Bartier Perry
Recent case introduces a more relaxed & arguably more appropriate test for 'authorised use' of a TM within a corporate group.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
These proposed changes should ensure awards more accurately reflect actual costs and are based on Federal Court practice.
Spruson & Ferguson
This article provides a checklist below covering some important aspects to consider in relation to Australian Designs.
Spruson & Ferguson
The Registrar also found that use of Cantarella's trademark was unlikely to mislead or deceive, or amount to passing off.
Davies Collison Cave
As foreshadowed in our previous articles on the topic (which can be found here and here), the Government removed the IP Safe Harbour from the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (the Act) as of 13 September 2019.
Spruson & Ferguson
The court has power to award significant "additional damages" in cases of what it considers to be flagrant infringement.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Can a TM owner rely on use of its TM by a parent company to defend an application for removal of its TM on the grounds of non-use?
McCullough Robertson
Bega has won the right to use the iconic yellow lid, clear jar and red and blue labelling on its peanut butter jars.
Shelston IP
Whether a name is being used as a style name or sub-brand will depend upon the specific circumstances of each case.
Marque Lawyers
Jay-Z recently sued an Australian online retailer, The Little Homie, claiming IP infringement of his famous song track.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
An emerging company or tech start-up could have valuable assets in its trade marks, patents, copyright or designs.
Holman Webb
Article outlines five key factors to take into consideration prior to filing a trade mark application.
Stacks Law Firm
Before applying for a trademark seek expert legal advice, as IP challenges can be very costly and time-consuming.
Rigby Cooke Lawyers
Trademarks Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Australia, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Spruson & Ferguson
There can be two businesses with identical trade marks but only one is able to register that mark as a business name.
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