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Australian IP litigation round-up 27 August 2013

  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
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  • Australia
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  • August 27 2013

An Australian Intellectual Property Litigation Round-Up from the Commonwealth Courts portal as of 27 August 2013. We advise our clients (whether as

Men at work, you better take cover!

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • February 4 2010

The Federal Court has found that the 1979 and 1981 recordings of the song 'Down Under' infringed Larrikin Music Publishing's copyright of the traditional Australian bush song, 'Kookaburra Sits in the Old Gum Tree' ('Kookaburra'

Are your security interests in any intellectual property protected? - Personal Property Securities Act deadline is looming

  • Addisons
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  • Australia
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  • September 10 2013

If you hold security interests in intellectual property (IP), you should be aware of the effects of the Personal Properties Security (PPS) regime and

Down down for Coles in the brand wars

  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
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  • Australia
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  • February 27 2014

What do Australian supermarkets, telcos and banks all have in common? Each of them has made it to the Brand Finance Global 500, a study of the

JT International SA v Commonwealth 2012 HCA 43

  • Spruson & Ferguson
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  • Australia
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  • November 20 2012

On 5 October 2012, the High Court of Australia handed down written reasons, following orders made on 15 August 2012 in favour of the defendant in each of JT International SA v Commonwealth and British American Tobacco Australasia Limited v Commonwealth

Roadshow Films Pty Ltd v. iiNet Limited

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
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  • Australia
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  • February 10 2010

In trial that may be the first of its kind in the world, Federal Court of Australia dismisses copyright infringement complaint brought by U.S. and Australian movie studios against an Australian ISP; although the court finds that defendant’s subscribers infringed plaintiffs’ copyrights using BitTorrent technology, it holds that defendant did not authorize such infringement

Transfer pricing

  • Griffith Hack
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  • Australia
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  • June 28 2013

Where an Australian company is part of a multinational group, and either: the Australian business uses intellectual property owned by overseas

"Whose interest is it anyway?" the Personal Property Securities Act and IP security interests

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
  • -
  • December 5 2013

Intellectual property owners and those who have security interests in their IP might not understand the full scope of the Personal Property

Raising the bar: what you need to know

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • Australia
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  • March 18 2013

It is not long before commencement on 15 April 2013 of most provisions of The Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012. This

Court ruling is patently powerful

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • July 22 2009

It may come as a surprise to many that a new full Federal Court ruling about plastic posts has confirmed that invention is not necessary for an innovation patent and as a result Australia’s unique innovation patent system may be creating enforceable rights over minor variations of existing products and processes