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Check your privilege: Court holds legal professional privilege mostly waived in clopidogrel damages
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • July 21 2017

Justice Nicholas in the Federal Court has handed down the latest judgment, Commonwealth of Australia v Sanofi (No 2) 2017 FCA 711, in the


Additional legislative reforms simplify agvet chemical renewals and approvals
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • September 2 2014

Further reforms to Australian agricultural and veterinary (agvet) chemical legislation came into effect on 21 July 2014 as a result of the


Federal Court confirms "key-hole arrangement" patent lacks inventive step
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia, Canada
  • February 24 2014

Justice Robertson of the Federal Court of Australia has recently dismissed an appeal against the Commissioner of Patent's finding that key claims of a


Thredbo trade mark case highlights the difficulty of using a geographic place as a brand name
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • August 8 2014

Online accommodation booking business ThredboNet Marketing Pty Ltd (ThredboNet) offers accommodation at the Thredbo village skiing resort, and uses


Using a competitor's trade mark in Google search results to describe your goods or services is not trade mark infringement but it's a fine line
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • October 7 2014

Increasing a businesses’ ranking on the first page of a search engine’s results page (i.e. on Google or Bing) has become a pivotal part of every


The ACCC announces its 2015 enforcement priorities
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • April 2 2015

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), Australia's peak national agency for consumer protection and competition, has released its


ACCC crackdown on misleading claims for food products
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • December 5 2014

A recent spate of investigations conducted by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) into credence claims on food products


Cantarella roasts Modena: High Court decision on distinctiveness of foreign word marks
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • December 4 2014

The High Court of Australia has confirmed that when considering whether foreign word marks are distinctive in Australia, it is necessary to consider


Pfizer’s LYRICA patent sufficient, valid and infringed in Australia (but not in the UK)
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • November 28 2016

In the recent decision of Apotex Pty Ltd v Warner-Lambert Company LLC (No 2) 2016 FCA 1238, the Federal Court has upheld the validity of Pfizer's


Federal Court decides APP STORE not distinctive and clarifies role of the Registrar in appeals
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • March 26 2015

As the world's most valuable brand (as shown here), it is unsurprising that Apple's trade mark portfolio is large and pushes the boundaries of what