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Scandalous and offensive trade marks: walking a fine line
  • Fisher Adams Kelly
  • Australia, USA
  • September 9 2015

In the most recent chapter of a trade mark dispute that has spanned more than two decades, the United States District Court has upheld a Trademark

Sounds like a ‘BRILLIANCE’ idea
  • Spruson & Ferguson
  • Australia
  • September 4 2015

This matter concerned the opposition filed by My Brilliance to the registration of Brilliance Publishing’s trade mark BRILLIANCE AUDIO in Australia

Trade mark confidence signals big things to come for “the Hayne Plane”
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • August 25 2015

Pre-season gridiron games aren’t usually on most Aussie’s sports radars in August the run-up to the AFL and NRL finals usually take up most of our

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

Search engine optimisation
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • July 6 2015

Search engine optimisation (or "SEO") is a method of increasing the likelihood that a webpage or website will appear higher on a list of a search

IP in depth: difficulties with establishing grounds of opposition based on descriptive or suggestive trade marks
  • Fisher Adams Kelly
  • Australia
  • June 16 2015

A recent case in Australia highlights some of the considerations that business owners must take into account when selecting a company name or brand

Passing off in the UK, Australia and New Zealand: a divergence in criteria
  • Baldwins
  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • May 29 2015

On 13 May 2015, the UK Supreme Court affirmed the traditional requirements for the tort of passing off. The Court maintained that a claimant must

BrandWrites - May 2015
  • Bird & Bird
  • Australia, Belgium, China, European Union, Finland, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • May 7 2015

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales has found that the sale by the well-known retailer Topshop of a t-shirt bearing an image of the famous pop

Madonna’s not the only MATERIAL GIRL
  • Spruson & Ferguson
  • Australia
  • April 2 2015

This matter concerned a non-use removal application filed by MG Icon seeking the removal of Caprice Australia's trade mark registration for MATERIAL

Nakedbus stripped by intercity
  • Shelston IP
  • Australia, European Union
  • March 17 2015

I and N are the no. 1 and 2 long distance bus companies in NZ, with I being the original monopoly. I owns INTERCITY. There were many prior disputes