Yates J has ordered the respondents pay a 1% royalty for passing off their RVs as Winnebago’s
An authorised user can sue for infringement without waiting for the registered owner’s failure to sue first.
Allsop CJ has held that Trojan’s repackaging of genuine cigars to meet Australia’s plain packaging laws is legitimate under the Trade Marks Act.
The Government has accepted almost all of the Harper Review’s recommendations including the power to block parallel imports of books.
The Full Court has dismissed Telstra’s appeal against “Yellow” being found descriptive of print and online directories.
The Productivity Commission has released an issues paper for its inquiry into Intellectual Property Arrangements.
Jessup J has ruled that MALTITOS may be registered for confectionary in the face of MALTESERS
Minister announce Productivity Commission to review Australia’s IP laws
Yates J has upheld the Registrar’s refusal to register SIR WALTER for buffalo grass in class 31 on the grounds it lacked any capacity to distinguish and was not in fact distinctive.
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.