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What’s in a name? A potentially effective strategy for achieving trade mark protection for some marks involving a surname
  • Fisher Adams Kelly Callinans
  • Australia
  • December 9 2016

Many businesses in Australia, and around the world, use a person's surname in their branding or trading name; some are named after their founders


What I want for Christmas (what’s at the top of an Australian trade marks attorney’s wish list)
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 7 2016

I want to deviate from the dogma that is 'separation of powers'


IPT Insights
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, Hong Kong
  • December 5 2016

The Australian Trade Marks Office has made a number of changes to its official fee structure to reduce or shift the timing of fees, some of which are


PINK LADY in Chile: Australian industry wins trade mark case on appeal
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • December 2 2016

Apple and Pear Australia Limited (APAL), the owner of well-known PINK LADY trade marks in over 80 countries, has been successful in its appeal to the


A 'little' Greek food for thought
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • December 1 2016

In 3 Florinians Pty Ltd v PYT Enterprise Pty Ltd 2016 FCA 1077 , the owner of popular Greek restaurant, Little Greek Taverna, obtained an


Alright for OZEMITE in the battle of the spreads
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • December 1 2016

Despite taking more than a decade to put his OZEMITE product on supermarket shelves, entrepreneur Dick Smith has successfully defended his rights to


New year’s resolutions: cleaning up your trade mark portfolio
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • December 1 2016

Whether you're an established or up-and-coming business, particularly in the fast moving consumer goods industry, your brand is often your most


Pharmacies go head-to-head in a colourful battle of red, yellow and blue
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • December 1 2016

In the recent decision of Verrocchi v Direct Chemist Outlet Pty Ltd 2016 FCAFC 104, the Full Federal Court confirmed that Chemist Warehouse could


Are you recommending that your clients take out intellectual property insurance?
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • November 30 2016

When commenting on the trade mark case Dick Smith Investments Pty Ltd v Ramsey 2016 FCA 939, Mr Smith is supposed to have said: "this is an


Let's be honest
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • November 28 2016

It is a familiar problem for rights holders. They become aware of someone who has been using a similar mark. Allegations of trade mark infringement