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Full Federal Court finds infringement of Tamawood’s copyright in building plans
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • August 5 2015

In 2007, Tamawood issued proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia against Habitare Developments, Bloomer Constructions and Mondo Architects


Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act 2015 update on recent changes to Australia’s intellectual property legislation
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • April 15 2015

The Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act 2015 (Cth) received Royal Assent on 25 February 2015. Although some changes under the Act came into


IP Australia releases examination practice guidelines following D’Arcy v Myriad Genetics High Court decision
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • December 15 2015

Following the High Court of Australia’s decision in D’Arcy v Myriad Genetics Inc. (see our Report), IP Australia sought public consultation on how it


Federal Court decides APP STORE not distinctive and clarifies role of the Registrar in appeals
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • March 26 2015

As the world's most valuable brand (as shown here), it is unsurprising that Apple's trade mark portfolio is large and pushes the boundaries of what


A summary of the government's ‘innovation statement’ and what this means for business?
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • December 10 2015

Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull yesterday unveiled the National Innovation and Science Agenda, a $1.1 billion package aimed at promoting and fostering


Injunctions to force ISPs to block foreign websites: new remedy for copyright owners in battle against internet piracy
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • July 8 2015

The Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Act 2015 commenced operation on 27 June 2015. The Act amends the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) to allow


ACCC commences proceedings against Harvey Norman franchisees for allegedly misrepresenting consumer rights
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • December 10 2012

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has recently commenced proceedings against 11 Harvey Norman franchisees for allegedly misrepresenting consumer rights under the Australian Consumer Law


Easy living optimise online visibility using competitor's trade mark as keyword search term
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • May 23 2014

Lift Shop, the owner of registered trade mark "liftshop", brought proceedings against its competitor, Easy Living, for trade mark infringement


Changes to agricultural and veterinary chemicals legislation in effect from 1 July 2014
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • July 2 2014

On 1 July 2014 a suite of legislative changes were introduced that affect how agricultural and veterinary (agvet) chemicals are registered and


Insight: the IPinnovation Olympics
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • March 27 2014

Australia is not renowned for ice and snow, so a ranking of 24th in the 2014 Winter Olympics medals tally is an appropriate performance. But can the