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Best Trade Mark Cases 2016
  • Shelston IP Pty Ltd
  • New Zealand, Australia
  • February 1 2017

Welcome to Shelston IP's 2016 round up of key trade mark cases in Australia and New Zealand. Non-use cases


Repackaging and re-applying registered trade marks to genuine products to comply with Australian plain packaging laws is not trade mark infringement
  • Gadens
  • Australia
  • October 12 2016

The Full Federal Court's decision in Scandinavian Tobacco Group Eersel BV v Trojan Trading Company Pty Ltd provides guidance on the scope of the


Packing it all in - protecting your trade mark post-Scandinavian Tobacco
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • September 29 2016

The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has recently confirmed that under Australian law a parallel importer may import, repackage (via


Tobacco repackaging appeal runs out of puff
  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
  • Australia
  • August 25 2016

The appellants (STG) manufacture and sell cigars under various marks, including the marks in suit. Trojan imported and retailed genuine STG cigars in


Full Federal Court confirms limitation of trade mark rights with respect to repackaging of goods by third parties
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • July 18 2016

The decision of the Full Federal Court in Scandinavian Tobacco Group v Trojan Trading Company, clarifies that trade mark rights cannot be relied upon


STG v Trojan: protecting trade mark rights in the context of parallel importation
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • April 8 2016

In the recent decision in Scandinavian Tobacco Group Eersel BV v Trojan Trading Company Pty Ltd 2016 FCAFC 91 (STG v Trojan), the Full Federal


When a cigar is not just a cigar: the Australian Federal Court on implied consent of trade mark owners, authorised users, and parallel importation of tobacco products
  • Williams + Hughes
  • Australia
  • December 8 2015

Scandinavian Tobacco Group Australia Pty Ltd (STG Australia) is an authorised distributor of both handmade and machine-made cigars sourced from a


Trade mark decision a threat to packaging and quality control
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • November 30 2015

In a decision that may have wider implications for control of trade marks and packaging, the Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG)1 has failed in a claim


Close to trade mark infringement, but no cigar
  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
  • Australia
  • November 26 2015

The applicants (collectively, STG) manufacture and sell cigars under various marks, including CAFÉ CRÈME, HENRI WINTERMANS and LA PAZ. In competition


Close to trade mark infringement, but no cigar
  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
  • Australia
  • November 26 2015

The applicants (collectively, STG) manufacture and sell cigars under various marks, including CAFÉ CRÈME, HENRI WINTERMANS and LA PAZ. In competition