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No breach of trade mark licence agreement
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • January 17 2012

The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has overturned a finding that there had been a breach of a trade mark licence agreement between two formerly associated companies


Is “nuckin futs” too scandalous to be a registered trade mark?
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • January 25 2012

The Australian Trade Marks Office has determined that an application for the trade mark "Nuckin Futs" is registrable on the basis that it is subject to an endorsement stating that the trade mark will not be marketed to children


Admissibility of survey evidence: Pacific Brands penalised for ignoring court procedure
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • January 24 2012

The Federal Court of Australia has dismissed an application by Pacific Brands Footwear to prevent Adidas from relying upon survey evidence in a trade mark infringement case, because Pacific Brands did not first raise its objections to the survey with Adidas, as required by the Court’s published procedures


New National Business Name System same exclusivity issue
  • Bartier Perry
  • Australia
  • April 2 2012

A new National Business Names Registration System is expected to commence in May 2012 (dependant on legislation being passed through the State parliaments) and will replace the current State and Territory registers


Domain names in hot water
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • December 13 2011

Justice Perram of the Federal Court has found that use of SOLARHUT in respect of photovoltaic systems infringed registrations for SOLAHART in respect of hot water systems having a solar element


JT International SA v Commonwealth 2012 HCA 43
  • Spruson & Ferguson
  • Australia
  • October 9 2012

This was a case brought by JT International SA and the British American Tobacco group challenging the Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011 (Cth


Challenges to Australia’s tobacco plain packaging legislation round 1 to the Australian government
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • October 17 2012

In 2011, the Australian government passed the Tobacco Plain Packaging Act


Does the tobacco plain packaging High Court case affect your brand?
  • Holding Redlich
  • Australia
  • October 10 2012

On 5 October 2012 the High Court made orders in two matters concerning the Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2001 (Cth


International online trade mark infringement - risking a big net loss
  • Bartier Perry
  • Australia
  • October 17 2012

The recent boom in online retail has provided a great number of opportunities for both retailers and consumers


Oh what a feeling! Jetstar disputes Toyota’s rights to register jumping trade marks
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • September 19 2012

It appears that Toyota may have got the jump on Jetstar by filing a series of trade mark applications to protect its well-known "Oh, what a feeling!" jump which has been used by the car maker since the 1980s to promote its vehicles