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Trade mark use in Australia: foreign distributor found liable for infringement even where the first sale of its product was overseas
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • July 20 2016

Two companies incorporated in Hong Kong which were part of a corporate group which manufactured and distributed toys to exporters in China have each


Maintain control over your brand
  • Shelston IP Pty Ltd
  • Australia
  • July 20 2016

Brand names are important business assets that need to be carefully selected, built and managed. One effective way to build brands is through brand


Cooking your own Goose
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • July 19 2016

On 28 June 2016, the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia handed down a landmark judgment, revealing trade mark owners risk forfeiting their


Full Federal Court confirms limitation of trade mark rights with respect to repackaging of goods by third parties
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • July 18 2016

The decision of the Full Federal Court in Scandinavian Tobacco Group v Trojan Trading Company, clarifies that trade mark rights cannot be relied upon


IP licensing arrangements can make your registered trade mark vulnerable to removal
  • Gadens
  • Australia
  • July 15 2016

On 28 June 2016 the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia handed down its judgement in Lodestar Anstalt v Campari America LLC 2016 FCAFC 92


Treatment of two and three-colour marks in Australia, New Zealand and the EU - some recent cases - Part 1 - the 7-Eleven stripes
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia, European Union, New Zealand
  • July 13 2016

We have all read with interest case law relating to single colour marks. Three recent decisions have considered the registrability of colour marks of


THANKS but no THANKS
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia, Hong Kong
  • July 8 2016

In a recent example of what can happen when a company is able to obtain a trade mark for a commonly used word, in the United States, Citigroup is


That Just Won’t Fly: Federal Court decision in Qantas v Edwards offers guidance on trade mark confusion
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • July 5 2016

The Federal Court’s recent decision in Qantas v Edwards 2016 provides a useful exposition of two frequently-run grounds of opposition under the


McDonald’s Successfully Opposes “McKosher” Australian Trade Mark Application
  • Williams + Hughes
  • Australia
  • June 28 2016

On 8 November 2013, Mark Vincent Glaser (the Applicant) filed an Australian trade mark registration for the word “McKosher”. The application covering


Overseas supplier caught by Australian trade mark law
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • June 22 2016

Can an overseas company be sued for infringement of an Australian trade mark even though it engages in no commercial activity in Australia? A recent