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First steps taken to Finish Somat dishwashing tablet launch in Australia

Australia - November 11 2021 Finish brand owner Reckitt Benckiser (RB) has been granted interim injunctive relief restraining Henkel from continuing the launch of its Somat brand…

Dean Gerakiteys

One-two punch: ACCC issues Lorna Jane with $5m penalty after TGA issues $40k in infringement

Australia - August 5 2021 The Federal Court has ordered Lorna Jane to pay $5 million in penalties and declared the company had contravened the Australian Consumer Law after…

Dean Gerakiteys

Patent term extensions in Australia: when first isn't really first

Australia - July 8 2021 Justice Beach has reversed a decision of IP Australia, and with it, many years of Patent Office and industry practice, as well as Federal Court…

John Collins, Kent Teague

Parlez-vous français? The challenge of construing Australian statutes enacting multilingual international treaties

Australia, France - March 18 2021 Some Australian legislation comes, ultimately, from international agreements in English and French, with both texts regarded as "equally authentic"…

Dean Gerakiteys

When is the central idea in a trade mark purely descriptive?

Australia - March 4 2021 How do you know if marks are deceptively similar, particularly where they share descriptive elements? Is it their sound? Their visual appearance…

Brett Doyle, Dean Gerakiteys