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Raising the Bar: improvements to Customs seizures for trade mark and copyright owners

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • Australia
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  • May 21 2012

The significant intellectual property law reforms contained within the recently enacted Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2011 are largely focused upon Australia’s patent system

Significant reform of trade mark enforcement and opposition procedures

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • April 19 2012

We are pleased to report that the Australian Federal Government has implemented a range of reforms in the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2011

Globally aligning the Australian IP environment

  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
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  • Australia
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  • January 4 2012

Due to a steady increase in jurisprudence created under the three most recent of Australia’s four major IP acts, and through ongoing amendment of the Patents Act 1990 (Cth) in particular, the Australian IP environment is becoming increasingly aligned with those of the world’s major IP jurisdictions

Seeing double: Full Federal Court dismisses claims of trade mark and copyright infringement and orders removal of allegedly infringed trade marks for non-use

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • Australia
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  • December 13 2011

On 17 October 2011, the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia unanimously upheld Justice Yates’ decision at first instance to dismiss the appellant’s claims of trade mark and copyright infringement and require two of the appellant’s trade marks to be removed from the Australian Trade Marks Register (“the Register”

Lady GaGa v Lady Goo Goo - court orders injunction against character

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia, United Kingdom
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  • November 2 2011

Lady Goo Goo is an animated sunglasses wearing blond baby that that bears a resemblance to and apparently sounds like Lady GaGa

Identifying and protecting your valuable IP assets

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • Australia
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  • October 19 2011

The first step to protecting your creative and intellectual effort is to identify and classify your intellectual property so that you can determine the most appropriate mode of protection

The tricks and traps of intellectual property warranties

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • October 11 2011

In a transactional context, IP warranties provide important protection to the purchaser where IP plays a critical role in the business to be acquired

Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Bill 2011 introduced into the Senate

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • Australia
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  • September 28 2011

On 22 June 2011 the much anticipated “Raising the Bar Bill” was introduced into the Senate

Federal Court revisits copyright damages principles in G-Star counterfeiting case

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • Australia
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  • April 7 2011

A recent decision of the Federal Court concerning the sale of counterfeit "G-Star" branded clothing provides a useful summary of the principles governing damages awards in copyright infringement actions

Comment invited on proposed amendments to Australian customs seizure regime

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • Australia
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  • March 16 2011

The Australian Government has announced its intention to amend Australia's existing intellectual property laws to, among other things, "improve mechanisms for trade mark and copyright enforcement in Australia"