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Google trade mark survives generic challenge in the US
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia, USA
  • June 20 2017

A United States appeal court has recently found in favour of Google, Inc in a case that sought to argue that the word Google should lose trade mark


Litigation finance: Another possible solution for SMEs that cannot afford to enforce their intellectual property rights
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia, USA
  • February 21 2017

I have written a suite of articles recently, each addressing the problem of how to enforce intellectual property rights given the high (and, for many


Trade marks and the US election
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia, USA
  • November 17 2016

In the week since Donald Trump won the US presidential election, a number of new US trade mark applications comprising the word TRUMP have been filed


Straining at the floodgates - international developments in climate risk disclosure and litigation
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia, European Union, USA
  • November 7 2016

In recent months, international regulators have continued their application of 'general' securities laws to the disclosure of climate-related risks


When IT hurts, it hurts: cyber attacks and regulatory action
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia, USA
  • August 11 2016

Earlier this year, we released our inaugural cyber survey report, Perspectives on Cyber Risk (the Report), intended to provide insight into


US Supreme Court closes the book on Google Books' book-scanning copyright dispute
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia, USA
  • June 3 2016

One of the most ambitious library projects ever conceived, the Google Books project - a plan to scan and digitally store every single book in the


My learned friend (request): social media and legal ethics
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia, USA
  • May 25 2016

For many of the 15 million Australians now active on Facebook, casually sending 'friend requests' every time you make a new acquaintance has become


These toys have eyes (and ears too): VTech security breach raises 'Internet of Things' privacy fears
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 21 2016

The hack of toy manufacturer VTech's computer systems, which was disclosed by the company in November last year, has highlighted various privacy


Kylie v Kylie
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia, USA
  • March 16 2016

In a recent opposition filed with the USPTO, Kylie Minogue opposed a trade mark application for "KYLIE" filed by Kylie Jenner. Ms Minogue claimed


FBI v Apple - how might this play out in Australia?
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia, USA
  • March 2 2016

Heralded as 'an epic fight pitting privacy against national security', the recent case between Apple and the FBI in the United States has seen a