A barrister practising mainly in Australian patents, trade marks, copyright and other IP law; lecturer and contributing author to LexisNexis' Copyright & Designs and Patents looseleaf services
Robertson J has overturned the Registrar’s decision to cancel a number of trade mark registrations for VOKES as errors wrongly made in the Register and ruled they were properly registered in Laminar’s name.
Clickwrap terms held enforceable, but no compensable loss for breach
The Government has introduced a Bill to extend the class of persons who can claim the benefits of the safe harbour provisions in the Copyright Act 1968 provided in sections 116AA to 116AJ.
McDougall J has rejected EIFY’s claim to copyright infringement based on look and feel or structure and sequence
Centrefold Entertainment’s registration of CENTREFOLD for adult entertainment services has been revoked as not capable of distinguishing
The Full Court has dismissed Primary Healthcare’s appeal from the decision rejecting its attempt to register “Primary Health Care” for medical services.
auDA Panel is seeking your views on how to implement direct registration of domain names in the .au domain space
The New Zealand High Court has found the NZ National Party’ 2014 advertising campaign theme infringed the copyright in Eminem’s “Losing Yourself”.
First round of legislation to implement the Productivity Commission’s recommendations released for comment
Patents involving medical devices, the technical problem and injunctions against innovators; intermediary copyright liability