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Officeworks to commence inhouse 3D printing service
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • May 13 2015

Officeworks, one of Australia's largest office supply store chains, will commence an in-house 3D printing service on 15 June 2015. The '3D Experience


Personal property securities and intellectual asset management: thinking outside the box
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • August 27 2014

The Personal Property Securities Act 2009 was introduced to reduce the uncertainties in creating, registering and searching for security interests


Protecting IP in Asian markets: a note to Australian exporters
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • April 15 2015

In recent times there has been overwhelming interest and activity from Australian companies to export their products and services to the Asian market


Journal 2014 July to September for overseas readers
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia, New Zealand, USA
  • October 22 2014

The controversial issue of gene patenting has hit the headlines, yet again, following the recent Full Federal Court of Australia (‘FFCA’) decision


Is the presence of overseas trademarks on the shelves enough to constitute use?
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • January 21 2009

The recent Federal Court decision in E&J Gallo Winery v Lion Nathan (2008 FCA 934) came as a shock to many international trademark owners and has led them to question whether the use of their trademarks in Australia would be sufficient to overcome a potential non-use action


Unregistrability of marks consisting of exact geographical indiciations
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • July 8 2009

In its recent decision in Bavaria NV v Bayerischer Brauerbund eV the Federal Court of Australia gave, for the first time, judicial interpretation of Section 61 of the Trademarks Act, which deals with the registrability of marks consisting of or containing recognised geographical indications


Raising the bar (a little bit more) and extending it further afield - the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill 2014 passed by Parliament
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • February 11 2015

The Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill 2014, in the legislative pipeline for a while, was finally passed by the Australian Senate on the


A sneak peak at the TPP Agreement chapter on IP
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Asia-Pacific, Australia
  • February 10 2014

Australia is no bystander when it comes to free trade agreements. Having already signed seven FTAs with various trading countries, Australia is


Accelerating commercialisation: Australian government assistance to commercialise new intellectual property
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • December 12 2014

On 1 November 2014, AusIndustry commenced Accelerating Commercialisation, a key part of the Entrepreneurs' Infrastructure Program. Accelerating


The role of the Plant Breeder’s Rights Advisory Committee under the microscope
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • October 29 2014

The Plant Breeder's Rights Advisory Committee is a statutory body that was set up to advise the Australian Government on plant breeder's rights and