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IP licensing and structuring considerations for Australian registered trade mark owners
  • Gadens Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 11 2015

The recent Federal Court of Australia decision in Skyy Spirits LLC v Lodestar Anstalt 2015 FCA 509 serves as a reminder that Australian registered


New rules for determining availability of a business name
  • FB Rice
  • Australia
  • August 7 2015

Registration of a business name is managed under the Business Names Registration Act 2011. The rules for determining whether a business name is


The trade mark games: mocking (Tar) Jay
  • FAL Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 7 2015

Hearing Officer Iain Thompson supported Target's opposition argument that the use of the marks would be contrary to law (Section 42(b) of Trade Marks


Too raunchy to register: navigating the murky waters of scandalous trade marks
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 6 2015

Trade mark registrations for REDSKINS owned by the Washington Redskins football team face Cancellation in that country because a US court has held


Dunnes Stores, “always better value?” not so, rules the High Court
  • FRKelly
  • Australia
  • August 6 2015

On 9 June 2015, Mr. Justice Brian Cregan of the High Court held that the retailer Dunnes Stores had engaged in unlawful comparative advertising


Protecting your turf with trade marks and plant breeder’s rights
  • Shelston IP
  • Australia
  • August 5 2015

Sir Walter is a variety of turf grass (Stenotaphrum secundatum) for which Buchanan Turf Supplies Pty Ltd ("Buchanan") was granted Plant Breeder's


The Hitchhiker’s guide to filing evidence out of time
  • Spruson & Ferguson
  • Australia
  • August 3 2015

The Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Bill came into effect in April 2013. One of the aims of the amendment was to streamline


Government updates rules for determining the availability of business names
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • July 30 2015

The recently updated rules and guidelines for determining the availability of business names reflect the changing nature of words and expressions


Buildings and precincts: brand, common heritage or geographical?
  • FB Rice
  • Australia
  • July 30 2015

In the matter of MID Sydney Pty Ltd v The Australian Tourism Co Ltd & Ors 1998 FCA 185 (11 March 1998) the developer of the building called CHIFLEY


Turf war
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • July 29 2015

The recent Federal Court decision of Buchanan Turf Supplies v Registrar of Trade Marks (link) deals with the interaction between trade marks and