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What a CrockerGroundless threats result in permanent injunction
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • October 9 2018

It’s risky business bringing proceedings for IP infringement without proper legal advice. A self-represented Debra Crocker learnt this the hard way


Kraft peanut butter, never oily or dry - and never imitated?
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • September 20 2018

Australian Federal Court not impressed with parallel AUUS proceedings Earlier this year, in a decision made by O’Callaghan J of the Federal Court


IP Australia says Jā to “special characters” for patent applicants and inventors
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • September 18 2018

In what is a quite recent but unpublicised development, IP Australia now record “special” non-English characters (i.e. Accented letters, umlauts


First of its kind: Injunction restraining launch of biosimilar granted in Australia
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • September 16 2018

The first interlocutory injunction restraining the launch of a biosimilar pharmaceutical product was granted by the Federal Court of Australia in a


Damages for design infringement An exercise in guesswork?
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • September 16 2018

The two key remedies sought by intellectual property owners in infringement cases are an injunction to stop the infringing conduct and compensation


The Coca-Cola company wins green trade mark fight
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • New Zealand
  • September 16 2018

TCCC has scored a big victory over Frucor in its battle over the colour green. Justice Yates handed down is decision in the appeal between Frucor


Crema-free coffee patent grinds to a stop
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • September 11 2018

A recent opposition decision of the Australian Patent Office focused on the level of disclosure which is required in a patent specification to


Trade marks registrar has corrective powers curtailed
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • September 7 2018

The power of the Registrar to correct errors appearing in the Trade Marks Register appears to have been curtailed by the recent decision of the Full


UK case may prove to be a “Landmark” for Australian Computer Implemented Inventions
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • August 16 2018

The Australian Patent Office updated its Patent Manual of Practice and Procedure (the Australian Examiners Manual) to make a variation of the England


Omission of best method disclosure can be rectified in a divisional application
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • August 8 2018

In a recent post, we highlighted the grave risks of failing to disclose the ‘best method known to the applicant of performing the invention’, as