The Full Federal Court has dismissed Kosciuszko Thredbo’s appeal from the dismissal of its claims against ThredboNet.
Besanko J has imposed fines ranging from $25,000 to $2,000 on Bob Jane and his companies for contempt of TM infringement injunctions
The Full Federal Court has reduced Mr Vaysman’s punishment for contempt from 3 years to 2 years imprisonment for repeatedly breaching injunctions not to infringe trade mark and copyright.
The Full Court has now ruled on the form of the disclaimers required to avoid injunctions against use of the Winnebago trade marks.
Remember way back at the start of the Apple v Samsung litigation the Full Court dissolved the interlocutory injunction granted to Apple? Well, they did it again earlier this month in GlaxoSmithKline Australia Pty Ltd v Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare (UK) Limited. Full Court overturns interlocutory injunction for alleged patent infringement for child-safe syringe.
Well written piece in The New Yorker outlining the role of the US International Trade Commission in patent disputes and President Obama’s veto of the ITC’s order to block imports of “older” Apple products. Mind you, make sure you are not eating your cornflakes over breakfast or sipping your decaf skinny latte when you get to […]
Following on from the earlier post, the Full Court did, however, dismiss ACER’s appeals against Besanko J’s rulings that: Dr Hart owned the copyright in the SOQH, even though it was created while he was employed by the Department of Education; and The assignment of the right to sue for past infringements was valid. The […]
In a decision which no doubt has some further distance to run, Newey J (sitting in the Chancery Division of the High Court in England) has ruled that the owner of copyright does not have a proprietary interest in the proceeds (read profits) made by an infringer of the copyright. Harris et al. are alleged […]
IP Australia has published the first tranche of draft regulations to implement the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012 (most of which comes into force on 15 April next year). This tranche includes the draft regulations for: Schedule 1 – Raising the quality of granted patents, Schedule 4 – Assisting the operations […]
The Assistant Treasurer has referred the operation of the compulsory licence regime within the Patents Act 1990 to the Productivity Commission for review. At present, sections 133 to 140 of the Patents Act provide for applications to be made to the Federal Court for a compulsory licence to work a patent where (i) the applicant […]