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Henry Hughes IP | United Kingdom | 31 Jan 2015

Infringement of Swiss type claims

The United Kingdom Patents Court,decision of Justice Arnold in Warner -Lambert Company, LLC v Actavis Group Ptc EHF & Ors [2015] EWHC 72 (Pat) (21…
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Henry Hughes IP | European Union, Global | 13 Jan 2015

Beware of official looking invoices for payment for registration of your overseas trade mark

Two new scams doing the rounds relating to the registration of trade marks in Europe and internationally. The World Intelligent Property Office is…
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Henry Hughes IP | Australia | 6 Jan 2015

Australian trade marks lost in translation

Two recent Australian trade mark decisions have considered how well Australian consumers would understand the meaning or pronunciation of foreign…
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Henry Hughes IP | Australia | 4 Dec 2014

IPONZ and IP Australia holiday hours

IPONZ will close for business from 5:00pm Wednesday 24th December 2014 and will reopen 8:30am Monday 5 January 2015. IP Australia will be closing at…
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Henry Hughes IP | New Zealand | 25 Sep 2014

Court of Appeal rules on similarity of marks and “relevant market” for Mr ZOGS SEX WAX goods

In a decision on a trade mark opposition, the New Zealand Court of Appeal (Sexwax Incorporated v Zoggs International Limited [2014] NZCA 311) has…
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Henry Hughes IP | Australia | 24 Sep 2014

Isolated genetic material remains patentable in Australia

The Full Federal Court of Australia has confirmed in a unanimous decision of 5 judges that isolated genetic material is patentable subject matter in…
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Henry Hughes IP | New Zealand | 15 Aug 2014

Important: strict deposit requirements for micro-organism related inventions apply from 13 September 2014

An applicant who wishes to protect an invention which is, or relates to a 'micro-organism' should be particularly aware of the repercussions of not…
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Henry Hughes IP | New Zealand | 11 Aug 2014

New Zealand takes its second legislative step towards plain packaging for tobacco products

The Smoke-free Environments (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Amendment Bill ("the Bill"), which aims to amend the Smoke-free Environments Act 1990 to give…
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Henry Hughes IP | Australia, Global, New Zealand | 7 Aug 2014

Nagoya Protocol enters into force on 12 October 2014

The Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilisation, a supplementary…
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Henry Hughes IP | Australia, New Zealand | 1 Aug 2014

Raising the bar in New Zealand - the Patents Act 2013

The Patents Act 2013 comes into force on 13 September 2014 and is a replacement for the Patents Act 1953. This Act will make it more difficult and…
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