Testing the limits of VOGUE
Advanced Magazine Publishers Inc v Paul Rigo ATMO 200 (23 December 2020) Advance Magazine Publishers Inc. (“Opponent”) has failed to prevent the registration of the  trade mark VOGUE by...
Advanced Magazine Publishers Inc v Paul Rigo ATMO 200 (23 December 2020) Advance Magazine Publishers Inc. (“Opponent”) has failed...
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Changes to eligibility rules for .au domains
When registering an “.au” domain name you are required to prove that you have an Australian presence. One way of doing this is to be the owner of an...
When registering an “.au” domain name you are required to prove that you have an Australian presence. One way...
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When is paying patent excess claims fees excessive in Australia and New Zealand?
Introduction In 2020, both IP Australia and the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (“IPONZ”) introduced updated fee schedules, with new fee structures impacting the payment of excess claims fees....
Introduction In 2020, both IP Australia and the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (“IPONZ”) introduced updated fee schedules, with...
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The coming age of grace (period) for Designs
Proposed changes to the Australian Designs Act 2003, introducing a 12-month grace period The Designs Amendment (Advisory Council on Intellectual Property Response) Bill 2020 was first introduced to the Senate...
Proposed changes to the Australian Designs Act 2003, introducing a 12-month grace period The Designs Amendment (Advisory Council on Intellectual...
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2021: An AI Inventor Odyssey
As part of a global series of cases testing the boundaries of what it means to be an inventor, the Australian Patent Office ("APO") has now had its say...
As part of a global series of cases testing the boundaries of what it means to be an inventor,...
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Patenting in Papua New Guinea
Following recent modernisation improvements, the Patent Office now accepts most documents as electronic lodgements (except for some lodgement forms which still require the originals to be filed). This...
Following recent modernisation improvements, the Patent Office now accepts most documents as electronic lodgements (except for some lodgement forms...
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Question & Answer with a patent attorney
This themed series of articles will answer some common questions encountered in patent law. The series commences with a discussion on prior art.
This themed series of articles will answer some common questions encountered in patent law. The series commences with a...
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