Logan J has ruled that documents prepared by a firm of trade mark attorneys in connection with a domain name arbitration are not covered by trade marks attorney privilege
A couple of interesting points to think about if you are disputing a domain name registration in dot feedback
Selected links from last week
Here is a selection of links to IP-related matters I found interesting last week
In case you missed the: A selection of links I found interesting last week
The Full Court has dismissed Scandinavian Tobacco’s appeal from Allsop CJ’s ruling that Trojan’s repackaging of various genuine cigar products into conformity with Australia’s plain packaging laws is legitimate.
Moshinsky J has now extended the declarations and injunctions in the Playgro v Playgo proceedings to include the PLAYGO word mark, but refused orders to recall infringing products and for delivery up.
PLAYGRO v PLAYGO Well, you’ll never guess what? It turns out that: is deceptively similar to: No April Fool’s. Now, maybe some of you (like me) are thinking, “Wait a minute, there must be ‘gazillions’ of trade marks for toys with PLAY in them. That’s true, but the second syllables of the verbal elements are just too close, both visually and aurally. As Moshinsky J explained: In my view, the.. Read More
Australia Wins Philip Morris’ Challenge Against tobacco plain packaging
Yates J has ordered the respondents pay a 1% royalty for passing off their RVs as Winnebago’s