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Google Inc v Australian Competition and Consumer Commission 2013 HCA 1
  • Spruson & Ferguson
  • Australia
  • February 6 2013

This was a successful appeal by Google Inc. (Google) to the High Court restoring the decision of the first instance judge of the Federal Court of


Souvenir shops beware! The Sydney Opera House is now a three dimensional trade mark
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • January 24 2014

The Australian Trade Mark Office has recently accepted Trademark Application No. 1577707, which is a three dimensional shape trademark in the shape


Faces in advertising and on packaging: what effect do they have on consumer behaviour?
  • Griffith Hack
  • Australia
  • November 8 2013

As a regular item in NeedToKnow: Trade Marks, I highlight a scientific or psychological study on consumer behaviour that has caught my attention


Ready Player One Is Australia ready for the next big thing in gaming: eSports?
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • January 30 2017

With the growing popularity of video gaming globally, the video gaming industry is fast becoming an industry of business opportunities, not only for


One infringement to rule them all: Federal Court finds jewellery infringes copyright in Lord of the Rings
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 19 2016

A fictional phrase in a fictional language from Lord of the Rings was protected by copyright, and its unauthorised reproduction infringed that


How the Nurofen Specific Pain Range marketing strategy was undone as misleading by the ACCC
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • January 12 2016

It was a brilliant marketing strategy instead of marketing the fast-acting Nurofen for pain relief as one product effective for a range of pains (as


AOD-9604: patents, peptides, performance and.cellulite?
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • May 14 2013

Australia is no stranger to sporting scandals. Cricket's "John the bookmaker" affair, horse racing's "Fine Cotton" scandal and any number of player


Memes in advertising: a copyright mess
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia, USA
  • September 2 2013

Memes are, without a doubt, the greatest thing about the internet. There is an entire sub-culture of the English speaking world that exists around


ACCC v Coles Supermarkets Australia Pty Ltd
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • June 24 2014

On 18 June 2014 the Federal Court ruled that Coles engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct in contravention of sections 18, 29(1) and 33 of the


General Counsel Update - November 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • November 24 2016

The outcome of the June 2016 Brexit referendum raised many significant questions of concern to business. We began our Brexit analysis 18 months before