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Sabacc Strikes Back: Disney’s Latest Star Wars Dispute
  • Williams + Hughes
  • USA
  • January 22 2018

US entertainment monolith Disney is once again flexing its legal muscle in order to protect its evergreen Star Wars brand. This time, the dispute is


Are you at legal risk? Changes to the Privacy Act: 23 February 2018
  • Williams + Hughes
  • Australia
  • January 15 2018

From 23 February 2018 your business has a statutory obligation to report a data breach involving personal information to the Australian Information


The rise of programmers’ colophons - an intuitive moral rights assertion
  • Williams + Hughes
  • Australia
  • October 26 2017

It seems to be a contemporary trend of website and software developers to include words such as “Powered by” on the landing page of a website. Many


“Made in?”: Country of Origin Labelling Reforms in Australia
  • Williams + Hughes
  • Australia
  • August 29 2017

Recent changes to the Australian Country of Origin Food Labelling Information Standard 2016 (��CoOL”) was no doubt influenced by the notorious frozen


Bye, Innovation Patents (and other news): Australian Productivity Commission - The Federal Government Response
  • Williams + Hughes
  • Australia
  • August 28 2017

The Australian Federal Government’s response to the controversial Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into Intellectual Property Arrangements was


Limitations on the Prior Use Defence: Cabcharge Australia Limited v E2 Interactive 2017 ATMO 76 (28 July 2017)
  • Williams + Hughes
  • Australia
  • August 28 2017

On 30 August 2011, e2Interactive Inc. (the Applicant) filed a trade mark registration application for the following logo (the Trade Mark), covering a


Like a Boss: Crossfit Inc v Bossfit Pty Ltd 2017 ATMO 74 (24 July 2017)
  • Williams + Hughes
  • Australia
  • August 28 2017

CrossFit, an entirely too vigorous regime of exercise as far as we are concerned, is an international fitness business with many adherents across the


The Core of the Pink Lady Trade Mark Dispute: High Court of Australia refuses to revisit Apple and Pear Australia Ltd v Pink Lady America LLC 2016 VSCA 280 (23 November 2016)
  • Williams + Hughes
  • Australia
  • August 28 2017

In April 2017, the High Court of Australia refused special leave to appeal the decision of the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Victoria. This


Swiss Style Claims and Commissioner of Patents v AbbVie Biotechnology Ltd 2017 FCAFC 129
  • Williams + Hughes
  • Australia
  • August 21 2017

On 18 August 2017, the Australian Full Federal Court has overturned a prior decision made by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal in 5 September 2016


Fishing for Phishers: Recent UDRPs brought by the UK Commissioners for HM Revenue and Customs
  • Williams + Hughes
  • United Kingdom
  • August 10 2017

Phishing, the fraudulent act of soliciting money from members of the public through emailed demands, is a scourge, in which phishers deceive