The High Court has also refused RPL Central special leave to appeal from the Full Court’s rejection of its attempt to patent a method and system for Automated Collection of Evidence of Skills and Knowledge.
The High Court has refused Sanofi and Wyeth special leave to appeal the Commonwealth’s claims on the clopidogrel undertaking as to damages.
Moshinsky J has now extended the declarations and injunctions in the Playgro v Playgo proceedings to include the PLAYGO word mark, but refused orders to recall infringing products and for delivery up.
Court orders disclosure of confidential information to competitor MD to facilitate election between damages and an account
The legally verified version of the TPP in English is available on DFAT’s website.
The Productivity Commission has released its draft report into Australia’s Intellectual Property Arrangements.
The Canadian Competition Bureau has published updated guidelines relating to the enforcement of intellectual property rights and the antitrust (competition) rules.
You will probably not be surprised to discover that PRIMARY HEALTH CARE is not registrable as a trade mark. You may, however, be surprised that the successful challenger was the Commonwealth of Australia. Primary Health Care Limited (PHC) applied to register PRIMARY HEALTH CARE and in class 35 for: Medical centre business management; medical centre business administration; service provider to medical professionals, namely provider of: administrative support services, billing and.. Read More
Katzmann J has ruled that keywords are not trade mark use, but found some of the sponsored links themselves infringed.
PLAYGRO v PLAYGO Well, you’ll never guess what? It turns out that: is deceptively similar to: No April Fool’s. Now, maybe some of you (like me) are thinking, “Wait a minute, there must be ‘gazillions’ of trade marks for toys with PLAY in them. That’s true, but the second syllables of the verbal elements are just too close, both visually and aurally. As Moshinsky J explained: In my view, the.. Read More