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US golf company faces setback in attempt to reclaim trade mark from Australian rival

  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
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  • Australia
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  • August 22 2014

The Federal Court of Australia has refused an application by US golf company King Par LLC (King Par) for summary judgment against its Australian

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

Thredbo trade mark case highlights the difficulty of using a geographic place as a brand name

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • Australia
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  • August 8 2014

Online accommodation booking business ThredboNet Marketing Pty Ltd (ThredboNet) offers accommodation at the Thredbo village skiing resort, and uses

Some trade names are best at sufficient distance

  • NLO
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  • Netherlands
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  • August 6 2014

The Van der Valk hospitality chain, which owns hotels, motels and restaurants, is well known in the Netherlands. The chain's businesses are easy to

Plain packaging for alcohol may happen sooner than you think

  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • August 5 2014

Since late 2012, legislation introduced by the Australian Government has required the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products in Australia in

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

Lack of foreign use at Canadian filing date not fatal to registered trade-marks

  • SIM. IP Practice
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  • Canada
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  • July 29 2014

On July 18, 2014, the Federal Court of Canada dismissed an application under section 57 of the Trade-marks Act(the “Act”) by Coors Brewing Company

French Court of Appeal provides insight into public health code provisions on advertising practices for alcoholic beverages

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • July 23 2014

On 3 April 2014, the Court of Appeal of Versailles rendered an interesting decision on the interpretation of article L3323-4 of the French public

Trademark prosecution case of “Duck King in Chinese”: prior rights protection shall coordinate with maintenance of market order

  • Beijing East IP Ltd
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  • China
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  • July 21 2014

Beijing High Court rendered the re-trial judgment in December 2010, eventually putting an end to the trademark prosecution case of “Duck King in

Indonesia considers plain packaging for alcohol

  • Rouse Legal
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  • Indonesia, United Kingdom
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  • July 15 2014

Indonesia's government is mulling the use of plain packaging for alcohol, in the latest in the plain packaging debate. Some commentators have argued