We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.
In cooperation with Association of Corporate Counsel
  Request new password

Search results

Order by most recent / most popular / relevance

Results: 1-10 of 972

When your tarnished trade mark is battering your brand

  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 25 2015

Your trade mark may be tarnished if somebody else uses the same, or a similar, word or sign in a way that portrays it in a negative light. Branding

High Court clarifies the distinctiveness of foreign word trade marks

  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 24 2015

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

5 Seconds of Summer’s 15 minutes of fame

  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 24 2015

Unfortunately, where a trade mark applicant is relying upon fame to obtain a registration, 15 Minutes of fame may not be enough. This issue has been

Australian Courts award additional damages for trade mark infringement

  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 24 2015

The Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012, along with new section 126 of the Trade Marks Act 1995, provided the power to

Caesarstone floored in trade mark opposition

  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 23 2015

We often advise clients to file trade mark applications that are broad enough to cover all of the products and services that may be of future

Trade mark and copyright infringement not a family affair

  • HopgoodGanim
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 23 2015

There are many factors to consider when deciding whether someone has contributed closely enough to the infringement of a law to be held accountable

Is it a bird, is it a plane, or is it a trade mark?

  • HopgoodGanim
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 19 2015

In this Alert, Partner Hayden Delaney and Associate Hayley Tarr address the some of the issues associated with trade mark registration as it applies

Further changes to IP prosecution procedure in the pipeline for Australia

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 19 2015

Following the barrage of changes under the "Raising of the Bar" amendments of April 2013, IP Australia have now released another public consultation

Anyone for coffee? The registrability of foreign language trade marks in Australia

  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 18 2015

In the recent decision of Cantarella Bros Pty Limited v Modena Trading Pty Ltd 2014 HCA 48 (Cantarella decision), the High Court of Australia

Telstra and Yellowbook.com.au jaundiced double fail after battle

  • Shelston IP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 17 2015

T applied to register YELLOW as a trade mark for print and online phone directories and other goods and services. P and Yellowbook.com.au Pty Ltd (Y