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How easy is it to obtain a patent in Australia?
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • December 14 2016

Historically, and certainly from a European or US perspective, Australia has been regarded as a comparatively "easy" jurisdiction in which to obtain


Serving size and packaging cues: mixed messages?
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • September 9 2015

Food labelling in Australia is subject to extensive regulation. The intricate requirements set out in the ANZ Food Standards Code and the Trade


Pursuing other professions PhD supply and demand
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • June 26 2015

Many Young scientists, armed with PhD qualifications, are opting out of the laboratory to pursue other, more stable, professions. The number of


Journal 2015 April to June for overseas readers
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia, India
  • July 8 2015

A recent decision of the Federal Court of Australia has considered the meaning of “control” in the context of trade mark licensing. Historical


Cosmopolitans, cars and bad faith
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • June 18 2015

Use of another person's mark in an unrelated field can amount to bad faith, particularly when there has been a previous business relationship between


Full Federal Court clarifies meaning of "exclusive licensee" of a patented invention
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • February 2 2015

The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has handed down an important decision for those involved in patent licensing in Australia:


Deadline fast approaches for R&D tax lodgements financial year ended 30 June 2014
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • February 1 2015

The 30 April deadline for R&D tax incentive registration lodgements with AusIndustry is approaching fast. Companies who have undertaken eligible R&D


‘Je Suis Cecil’ trade mark law and distasteful capitalism
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • August 12 2015

Most people can remember what they were doing or where they were on 11 September 2001. I was on a train, travelling from Long Island to New York City


Apple Inc.'s APP STORE mark still lacks any capacity to distinguish
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • December 4 2014

In March 2013 we reported that Apple Inc. ("Apple") had appealed a decision of the Australian Trade Marks Office to refuse Apple's application to


When is a foreign language mark registrable in Australia?
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • December 4 2014

The High Court of Australia has handed down an important decision concerning the test for when a trade mark is registrable. The impact of the