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High Court gives new guidance on registrability of foreign language trade marks

  • Fisher Adams Kelly
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  • Australia
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  • December 17 2014

In the final chapter of the Italian coffee saga, the majority of the High Court has ruled that the Italian words ORO (meaning “gold”) and CINQUE

Plain packaging in the age of obesity and Free Trade Agreements ?

  • HopgoodGanim
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  • Australia
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  • December 16 2014

According to a 2011 Forbes article, the value of the Google trade mark is US$44.3 billion (as at 2011, when the article was written). People overlook

Australian trademark opposition round-up 11 December 2014

  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
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  • Australia
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  • December 16 2014

An Australian Trademark Opposition Round-Up from the Trade Mark Office Journal dated 11 December 2014. If you wish to oppose the registration of

Journal 2014 October to December for overseas readers

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

Two trade marks appear on the first page of this edition of the Watermark Journal. The first (naturally) is our own logo. The other is the Twitter

Apple loses “APP STORE” trade mark

  • MARQUE Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • December 15 2014

Apple has failed in its attempt to register "APP STORE" as a trade mark, after the Federal Court rejected its appeal

APP STORE not capable of distinguishing

  • Allens
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  • Australia
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  • December 12 2014

Justice Yates of the Federal Court has declared that the words APP STORE are not to any extent capable of distinguishing Apple Inc.'s retail

High Court case on the distinctiveness of foreign word marks- Cantarella Bros Pty Ltd v Modena Trading Pty Limited 2014 HCA 48

  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
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  • Australia
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  • December 12 2014

On 3 December 2014, the High Court of Australia allowed an appeal against the Full Federal Court's decision in Modena Trading Pty Ltd v Cantarella

Pepsi takes the fizz out of the Coke bottle

  • Spruson & Ferguson
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  • Australia
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  • December 11 2014

A recent decision of the Federal Court emphasises that although shape trade marks have their place, the context in which they are used will affect the

Cancel that order! High Court refuses cancellation of coffee trade marks containing descriptive foreign words

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 9 2014

A recent decision of the High Court of Australia has clarified the ability of brand owners to register and protect trade marks which have descriptive

Name of tomato variety can be registered as trademark

  • Shelston IP
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  • Australia
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  • December 9 2014

In Mastronardi Produce Ltd v Registrar of Trademarks (2014 FCA 1021, September 19 2014), Mastronardi Produce Limited has succeeded in an appeal