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Plain packaging debate heats up

  • ENSafrica
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  • Australia, South Africa
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  • September 16 2014

The plain packaging debate has certainly moved up a gear. In South Africa, Professor Owen Dean of Stellenbosch University addressed an open letter to

TiVo successfully sets aside Deed of Company Arrangement entered into by Vivo

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • Australia
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  • September 12 2014

In a decision handed down on 29 July 2014, Justice Gordon of the Federal Court held that a Deed of Company Arrangement (DOCA) entered into by Vivo

More changes for Google trade marks policy in Australia

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • August 25 2014

From 28 July 2014, Google will permit Australian advertisers to use a trade mark in the text of an advertisement, provided they meet certain

Plain packaging for alcohol may happen sooner than you think

  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
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  • Australia
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  • August 13 2014

Since late 2012 legislation introduced by the government has required the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products in Australia in plain

Internet marketer wins the legal right to use the place name: Thredbo

  • Cordato Partners
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  • Australia
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  • July 30 2014

Hotels and resorts regularly complain to hotel internet marketers to stop using 'their' place name to market other accommodation. Thredbo Alpine

IPT alert: more changes for Google trade marks policy in Australia

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • July 30 2014

From 28 July 2014, Google will permit Australian advertisers use a trade mark in the text of an advertisement if: they are a reseller of goods and

Shine taken off GLOSSY trade mark

  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
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  • Australia
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  • July 28 2014

Recently, Bauer Media (publisher of Australian magazines such as Cosmopolitan and The Australian Women's Weekly) have received negative press for

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