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Is it legal and what can be done to stop it?
  • Wrays
  • Australia
  • October 4 2017

It’s a common question: ‘can we make our own replacement parts or do we need to buy the parts from the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)?’ The


Motion to Stay Denied -Defamation Action and Trade-marks Act Claim Proceed in Parallel
  • PCK Perry + Currier Inc Currier + Kao LLP
  • Canada
  • August 15 2016

Making public statements that could be seen as defamatory, especially when made against a company’s trade-mark or brand, is a very serious matter


A Guide to Advertising and the Rio Olympics
  • Griffith Hack
  • Australia
  • July 27 2016

People love the Olympics and many want their businesses to bask in the reflected glory, without paying millions of dollars to be an official sponsor


Don't Make Promises You Cannot Keep: Developer Behaviour in the Spotlight
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • July 11 2016

In Ottercroft Ltd v. Scandia Care Ltd (1) and Rahimain (2), the court of Appeal has upheld a first instance decision to award an injunction against a


Social media unplugged what’s your exposure?
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • June 11 2013

Social media is becomingly increasingly relevant as a valuable platform to connect with consumers, but despite this recognition, many Australian


Same name, different companies: piggybacking off another's reputation and trade marks
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • October 27 2011

Foreign entities wishing to take action against Australian companies trading under the same name and effectively piggybacking off their reputation or name have been provided with a clear illustration of the difficulties that can be involved, following a recent Full Federal Court judgment.


New rules for dealing with infringing and deceptive goods at customs
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Vietnam
  • October 25 2011

As part of Vietnam's continuing effort to fine tune its legal framework since the country acceded to TRIPs in 2007, on 1 April 2011, the Ministry of Finance issued Circular No. 442011TT-BTC Providing Guidelines for Combating Counterfeit Goods and Protecting Intellectual Property Rights in Customs Field (Circular 44) which took effect on 1 May 2011.


In hot water over a lot of hot air: the Federal Court’s decision in Solahart Industries Pty Ltd v Solar Shop Pty Ltd
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • July 29 2011

Solar panels and solar hot water heaters are ‘goods of the same description’ for the purposes of section 120(2)(a) of the Trade Marks Act 1995 (Cth).


Cartridge reseller ordered to destroy infringing printer compatibility charts if copyright appeal unsuccessful
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • June 30 2011

The Federal Court has confirmed that cartridge reseller, Tonnex, infringed the copyright subsisting in a compatibility chart developed by its competitor, Dynamic, and had contravened sections 53, 53 (c) and 53 (eb) of the Trade Practices Act ("TPA").


Did Zynga create the Farm(ville)...or steal it?
  • Pillsbury
  • USA
  • June 22 2011

A recent lawsuit by SocialApps LLC (dba take(5) social and playSocial) accuses Zynga of copyright infringement, theft of trade secret and various other acts concerning Farmville.