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“Like brands. Only cheaper” - Aldi gets up on copying but falls on natural claim
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • September 8 2017

On Tuesday this week the Federal Court of Australia (Court) published its judgment in the long running battle between Moroccanoil Israel Ltd and Aldi


Trademarks in fashion - what you need to know
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • September 6 2017

Fashion labels such as Zimmermann, ASOS, and Mimco need some way to shield themselves from imitation and theft, but how do they achieve this? These


Get it right the first time: real trade mark owner can’t be subbed into application by assignment
  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
  • Australia
  • September 5 2017

It has been held that only an owner of a trade mark at the time the application is made can apply for registration, and that an applicant for a trade


“Shape Shopfitters” unable to stop “Shape Australia”
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • September 1 2017

In the recent case Shape Shopfitters Pty Ltd v Shape Australia Pty Ltd (No 3) 2017 FCA 865, Justice Mortimer dismissed a case brought by Shape


Federal Government responds to Productivity Commission Inquiry into Intellectual Property Arrangements
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 31 2017

While broadly supportive, the Australian Government has indicated that it will proceed cautiously with the implementation of the Commission's


Copyright and Trade Mark Reform: Australian Government Responds to Productivity Commission’s Final Report on IP Arrangements in Australia
  • Spruson & Ferguson
  • Australia
  • August 29 2017

Further to our previous and related articles, on 25 August 2017, the Australian Government released its response to the Productivity Commission's


Update on the ‘wanna-bee’ Manuka honey saga
  • Griffith Hack
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • August 29 2017

We look at the latest developments in the battle for control over who can claim Manuka honey. In February we reported the dispute between New Zealand


Limitations on the Prior Use Defence: Cabcharge Australia Limited v E2 Interactive 2017 ATMO 76 (28 July 2017)
  • Williams + Hughes
  • Australia
  • August 28 2017

On 30 August 2011, e2Interactive Inc. (the Applicant) filed a trade mark registration application for the following logo (the Trade Mark), covering a


The Core of the Pink Lady Trade Mark Dispute: High Court of Australia refuses to revisit Apple and Pear Australia Ltd v Pink Lady America LLC 2016 VSCA 280 (23 November 2016)
  • Williams + Hughes
  • Australia
  • August 28 2017

In April 2017, the High Court of Australia refused special leave to appeal the decision of the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Victoria. This


Like a Boss: Crossfit Inc v Bossfit Pty Ltd 2017 ATMO 74 (24 July 2017)
  • Williams + Hughes
  • Australia
  • August 28 2017

CrossFit, an entirely too vigorous regime of exercise as far as we are concerned, is an international fitness business with many adherents across the