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Are ‘Confidentiality Notices’ at the end of emails pointless?
  • Griffith Hack
  • Australia
  • May 22 2018

A recently published decision of the Australian Designs Office suggests that the automatically generated ‘Confidentiality Notice’ in the footer to


Commercialisation of space and the use of intellectual property laws
  • Griffith Hack
  • Australia
  • May 15 2018

With an Australian space agency formally announced in the latest Federal Budget, it's time to consider the IP implications for the commercialisation


Brewing storm over 'Pacific' fails to blow over appeal court
  • Griffith Hack
  • Australia
  • April 24 2018

Craft beer brewer Stone & Wood fails in appeal against an earlier judgement that the terms 'Pacific ale' and 'Pacific' used by rival brewer Elixir


Everything old is new again - Federal Court inks decision on modifications to patented products
  • Griffith Hack
  • Australia
  • April 6 2018

The recent Seiko Epson v Calidad case in the Federal Court of Australia raised a number of questions around intellectual property when it comes to the


Commonwealth Games ‘Borobi’ mascot under scrutiny due to Indigenous links
  • Griffith Hack
  • Australia
  • April 5 2018

A recent decision from the Australian Trade Marks Office raises questions about how to ensure indigenous cultural and intellectual property are


Untangling names: sorting out the difference between trade marks, business names, company names and domain names
  • Griffith Hack
  • Australia
  • March 27 2018

What to call a business can be a knotty problem. Here we look at the different kinds of business names and how they work. The various types of names


“I’m a designer, why should I care about Intellectual Property?”
  • Griffith Hack
  • Australia
  • March 14 2018

For the creatives who design the latest fashions in clothes, furniture and appliances, protecting the intellectual property around their work is


The slow death of the innovation patent
  • Griffith Hack
  • Australia
  • March 8 2018

Given the perceived antipathy of IP Australia towards the innovation patent, patent attorneys were surprised when they announced that they were


Vitasoy International left out in the Cold with Its “Icy” Trade Mark
  • Griffith Hack
  • Australia
  • January 8 2018

Vitasoy International Holdings Limited has failed to have “Icy” registered as a trade mark in Australia following objections by The Coca-Cola Company


Pfizer succeeds on appeal in legal bid for information from Samsung Bioepis about biosimilar BRENZYS
  • Griffith Hack
  • Australia
  • December 7 2017

Pfizer has successfully appealed an earlier decision of the Federal Court of Australia that denied it access to Samsung Bioepis’ confidential