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Green with Envy: Colour Trade Marks in Australia
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia
  • September 5 2016

Frucor Beverages Limited (Frucor), the manufacturer of energy drink, V, has unsuccessfully tried to register a trade mark for the colour green. Last


Registering colours as trade marks can make you feel 'green'
  • Gadens
  • Australia
  • September 2 2016

The Coca-Cola Company (Coca-Cola) was recently successful in its opposition against Frucor Beverages Limited's (Frucor) application for the colour


Another case considering t-shirt branding. Has Silberquelle been transplanted into Australian law?
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • September 2 2016

The Australian airline Qantas has had its opposition against the "t-shirt" mark below rejected by the Federal Court (Qantas Airways Limited v Edwards


Discount chemists and the battle for yellow, blue and red: Verrocchi loses again
  • Williams + Hughes
  • Australia
  • September 2 2016

The Full Federal Court has dismissed an appeal by Mario Verrocchi and Jack Gance (the appellants), co-owners of the Chemist Warehouse business and


Roger Ramsey Aussiemite overpowered by Dick Smith's Ozemite: Federal Court rules on "use" of a trade mark
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 1 2016

Promotional media for a product can be use of a trade mark, even if it is not on sale yet. Business celebrity Dick Smith has, at least for now, won


Bing Boy IP Pty Ltd v Bing Go Street Food 2016 ATMO 55
  • Williams + Hughes
  • Australia
  • September 1 2016

By way of introduction, perhaps the most interesting aspect of this decision is that the Opponent provided evidence that in China ‘Jian Bing ’


Tobacco repackaging appeal runs out of puff
  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
  • Australia
  • August 25 2016

The appellants (STG) manufacture and sell cigars under various marks, including the marks in suit. Trojan imported and retailed genuine STG cigars in


No room in the playground for foreign manufactured goods
  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
  • Australia
  • August 25 2016

The applicant (Playgro) is the registered owner of the mark PLAYGRO, and a device mark containing that word, in respect of games and playthings. The


Mite-y win for Dick Smith
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • August 25 2016

Aussie icon, Dick Smith, has resisted attempts to remove his OZEMITE trade mark registration after winning his appeal in the Federal Court against a


“When Ambush Marketers smile at me, I go to Rio”: Protected uses of Olympic Insignia
  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
  • Australia
  • August 24 2016

Association with the Olympic brand is a marketer’s dream. Through national and international law, the Olympic Movement is afforded considerable