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Calling all stations: why a carefully planned trade mark strategy matters
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • February 22 2017

Just before the Christmas break last year, the Federal Court of Australia handed down an interim decision in the case of Education Broadcaster


One bad apple can spoil the barrel: the importance of clearly defining intellectual property rights
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • February 20 2017

The Victorian Court of Appeal decision of Apple and Pear Australia Ltd v Pink Lady America LLC 2016 VSCA 280demonstrates the risks associated with


MONSTER BATTLE: Monster Energy Company v Disney Enterprises, Inc 2017 ATMO 2 (10 January 2017)
  • Williams + Hughes
  • Australia
  • February 16 2017

Disney Enterprises, Inc (Disney) applied for the trade mark MONSTERS UNIVERSITY for various goods and services including clothing and a wide range of


Should you get bent out of shape pursuing trade mark registration for a shape?
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • February 10 2017

According to the Australian Trade Mark Search system, as at 9 February 2017, there were 953 shape marks registered as trade marks, and a further 195


Goodbye ATMOSS, hello ‘Australian Trade Mark Search’
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • February 10 2017

On Saturday 11 February 2017, trade mark professionals will bid farewell to ATMOSS (the current trade mark searching system), as IP Australia


It’s a case of better the Kylie you know as trade mark battle ends
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • February 10 2017

Australian pop-star Kylie Minogue’s long running battle with reality tv-star Kylie Jenner, and Jenner’s attempt to trade mark the name ‘Kylie’


Contract law lessons learnt from the Full Federal Court's decision in Peter Vogel Instruments v Fairlight
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • February 9 2017

The Full Federal Court recently overturned in part a decision of a single judge of the Federal Court in Peter Vogel Instruments Pty Ltd v Fairlight.Au


The problem with shape trade marks in Australia: Clipsal Australia Pty Ltd v Clipso Electrical Pty Ltd (No 3) 2017 FCA 60
  • Williams + Hughes
  • Australia
  • February 7 2017

On 3 February 2017, the lengthy court battle between Clipsal Australia Pty Ld and Clipso Electrical Pty Ltd, along with its director Abdul Kader (Mr


Australian honey producers get a bee in their bonnet over Manuka honey
  • Griffith Hack
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • February 7 2017

The fight over all the good things such as the origins of the pavlova and Crowded House, or perhaps actor Russell Crowe (maybe not so much!), have at


Best Trade Mark Cases 2016
  • Shelston IP Lawyers Pty Ltd
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • February 1 2017

Welcome to Shelston IP's 2016 round up of key trade mark cases in Australia and New Zealand. Non-use cases