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Million Dollar Moggy: Grumpy Cat’s coffee copyright grind
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • January 7 2016

If you answered “at least a few hundred thousand dollars in damages and the rights to a lucrative domain name”, you may be Tabatha Bundesen, owner of


Whiskey, websites, bottles and blocks - 12 months in trade mark and copyright law
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 16 2015

After a big year in trade marks in Australia in 2014, including a High Court decision (Cantarella Bros, regarding 'ORO' and 'CINQUE STELLE'), 2015


Counterfeit tea business boils over into significant additional damages for infringement
  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
  • Australia
  • November 27 2015

Truong Giang Corporation (TG Corp) manufactures and sells “3 Ballerina Tea” green tea in packaging that features a variety of registered marks


Could your Halloween costume land you in the middle of a legal nightmare?
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • October 30 2015

The answer may scare you Dressing up for Halloween is something of a new thing for Aussies. Not until recently did hordes of kids start knocking on


Intellectual property: October 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • October 6 2015

After many years of negotiations and multiple rounds of final negotiations, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has finally been concluded. While


Conflicts between trade mark and copyright owners: revisiting the case of KARO STEP trade mark
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • July 27 2015

Logos, three-dimensional shapes, aspects of packaging, devices and sounds are all potentially registrable as trade marks in Australia. Such signs may


More than one way to skin a cat
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • June 22 2015

Parallel importation - also known as grey marketing - is when someone imports into Australia genuine goods that are intended for another market. The


The art of concealment: use of a competitor’s trade marks in metatags held not to amount to copyright or trade mark infringement in Canada
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia, Canada
  • April 8 2015

The Federal Court of Canada recently handed down a decision which squarely examines whether the use of metatags can constitute copyright or trade


Trade mark and copyright infringement not a family affair
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • March 23 2015

There are many factors to consider when deciding whether someone has contributed closely enough to the infringement of a law to be held accountable


ISPs forced to the frontline in the war against online IP infringement
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • October 31 2014

Two recent cases highlight the increasingly active role ISPs are being forced to play in global responses to online IP infringement. The cases are