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Protecting the sports big bucks: Australia's Major Sporting Events (Indicia and Images) Protection Act 2014 (the Act) effective 1 July 2014

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
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  • Australia
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  • July 14 2014

PwC has estimated that global sports sponsorship will be worth US$45.3 billion in 2015. Australia has a long history of hosting major sporting events

Trade mark infringement through use of key words in SEO and online advertising?

  • Gadens Lawyers
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • June 30 2014

Google has announced that from 28 July 2014, it will change its policy in Australia and New Zealand as it applies to the use of trade marked terms in

Lift Shop v Easy Living Home Elevators: trade mark infringement and search engine optimisation

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • June 30 2014

Can you infringe a competitor's trade mark using "search engine optimisation" methods ("SEO" in industry-speak)? In Australia, the answer will depend

Major sporting events & a few hundred million reasons to protect sponsorship rights

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • June 16 2014

The FIFA World Cup is upon us. We've already been bombarded with an extensive range of marketing campaigns, such as McDonald's new range of World Cup

Ambush marketing: Australia advances fair

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • Australia
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  • June 11 2014

On 15 May 2014, the Major Sporting Events (Indicia and Images) Protection Bill 2014 (the 'Bill') passed both houses of Parliament in Australia. The

Indicia and images of major sporting events will be protected

  • Addisons
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  • Australia
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  • June 6 2014

The Major Sporting Events (Indicia and Images) Protection Act 2014 (Cth) (Act) received royal assent on 27 May 2014. Most provisions of the Act will

Australia's new Major Sporting Events (Indicia and Images) Protection Act 2014

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • Australia
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  • May 28 2014

The Major Sporting Events (Indicia and Images) Protection Act received Royal Assent on 27 May 2014 and will come into effect on 1 July, 2014. It will

Easy living optimise online visibility using competitor's trade mark as keyword search term

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • Australia
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  • May 23 2014

Lift Shop, the owner of registered trade mark "liftshop", brought proceedings against its competitor, Easy Living, for trade mark infringement

HOME MAID troubles before Appointed Person material differences between registered mark and mark as used scupper another opposition

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • May 7 2014

Decisions from the Appointed Persons of the UKIPO have won a special place in our hearts here at KWM. While we can't always agree on the outcome, the

Major Sporting Events (Indicia and Images) Protection Bill 2014

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • May 5 2014

The Major Sporting Events (Indicia and Images) Protection Bill 2014 (Bill) was introduced to Parliament on 26 March 2014. The purpose of the Bill is