Like MICHIGAN for farm equipment and OXFORD for books, Burley J has ordered that Bohemia Crystal’s trade marks, BOHEMIA and BOHEMIA CRYSTAL be revoked because they are not distinctive of “glassware”.
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.
Centrefold Entertainment’s registration of CENTREFOLD for adult entertainment services has been revoked as not capable of distinguishing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.
First round of legislation to implement the Productivity Commission’s recommendations released for comment
AIPPI Congress in Sydney
Aldi’s Moroccan Argan Oil lookalikes don’t infringe MIL’s trade marks or pass off, but made misleading performance claims and to be natural
IP Australia has published 5 consultation papers on how to implement some of the Productivity Commission’s recommendations accepted by the Government
The Court of Appeal has ruled that Century 21 Australia and VRG were parties to a franchise agreement for the purposes of the Estate Agents Act 1980 (Vic.)
In adopting its new name, Shape Australia did not misrepresent that it was associated in some way with Shape Shopfitters or pass off the latter.