The European Commission has fined Google EUR2.43 billion (approx. AU$3.6 billion) for misusing its market power over internet searches.
The Full Court has allowed Accor’s appeal for a decision expunging one of its trade marks and removing some of the services from others
Here is a selection of links to IP-related matters I found interesting this week:
A selection of the links I found interesting over the last couple of weeks
Here is a selection of links to IP-related matters I found interesting last week
A selection of (mostly) IP-related links I found interesting last week
Nicholas J has granted Thomas International an interlocutory injunction ordering Humantech to transfer the domain names, thomasinternational.com.au and thomas.co.za, to Thomas International. Thomas International had to give the usual undertakings and, as a foreign corporation, provide security for costs.
Bromberg J orders transfer of the domain names arising from trade mark infringement, but Middleton J finds no misrepresentation in the use of vendoradvocacy.com
Jonathan Bailey, of Plagiarism Today fame, has a post over at the Blog Herald: “Why We Don’t Need More Domain Extensions“. As of last month, 4 new gTLDs had already been approved but more than 1,000 have made it passed the “initial evaluation stage”. Private auctions for new gTLDs where there is more than one […]
If you have tried to buy, sell or rent property in Australia in the last 10 years (at the least!), like some nearly 7 million other Australians you have no doubt come across realestate.com.au, the web-portal run by REA Group. Real One also competes in that space. Bromberg J has held that Real One’s logos: […]