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Proving unjustified proceedingsa defendant’s mount everest?

  • James & Wells Intellectual Property
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • July 22 2014

Ever been the subject of court proceedings you thought were completely unjustified? Thankfully under the Trade Marks Act and the Copyright Act

Australian trade marks tales from the past

  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
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  • Australia
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  • July 22 2014

The first Australian Trade Marks Act (1905) commenced on 2 July 1906. Prior to this date the youthful Australia had a series of state based

Australian trademark opposition round-up 10 July and 17 July 2014

  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
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  • Australia
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  • July 18 2014

An Australian Trademark Opposition Round-Up from the Trade Mark Office Journal dated 26 June 2014. If you wish to oppose the registration of trade

Colour me happy registering colours as trade marks

  • MARQUE Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • July 17 2014

BP has been trying since 2002 to get its shade of green (Pantone 348C to be precise) registered as a trade mark in Australia. The Trade Marks Office

Australian trade mark non-use proceedings round-up 3 July and 10 July 2014

  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
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  • Australia
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  • July 17 2014

An Australian Trade Mark Non-Use Proceedings Round-Up from the Trade Mark Office Journal dated 3 July and 10 July 2014. If you wish to start any

End of the road: BP runs out of fuel in long-running attempt to register green as a trade mark

  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
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  • Australia
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  • July 16 2014

IP Australia has refused a long-running application by oil giant BP to register the colour green as a trade mark in relation to vehicle service

Federal Court fleshes out reasons for rejecting Telstra's claims in "yellow" litigation

  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
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  • Australia
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  • July 16 2014

A recent decision highlights the difficulties in succeeding in misleading and deceptive conduct or passing off claims, especially where the

BP loses colour trade mark battle

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • July 15 2014

In a battle now spanning over a decade, another colour trade mark application filed by BP (this time for the shade Pantone 348C) has been

Trade mark ownership: morality and territoriality

  • ENSafrica
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  • Australia, South Africa
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  • July 15 2014

The question of who actually owns a trade mark in an important one in South African law. That's because the Trade Marks Act provides that a trade

Further changes in store for Australia's Google AdWords Trademark Policy

  • Addisons
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  • Australia
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  • July 14 2014

Australia's Google AdWords Trademark Policy (Policy) will soon be updated so that it falls into line with the rest of the world in relation to its