19 December, 2017

Australian Trade Marks Update - December 2017

Australian Trade Marks Update - December 2017


Australian Trade Marks Office Highlights

Daimler AG [2017] ATMO 116 (17 October 2017)

If AIR passes through a PANEL does it make a noise?

Distinctiveness objection of AIRPANEL overcome

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PayPal Inc v Giftmobile Pty Ltd [2017] ATMO 113 (6 October 2017)

We are all PALs here

Reputation of PAYPAL likely to lead to confusion if GIFTPAL is used/registration

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Red Bull GmbH v Bullsone Co., Ltd [2017] ATMO 121 (19 October 2017)

Is that red bull Red Bull?!

Reputation held by Red Bull prevents registration of trade mark depicting a red bull

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Adidas AG v Fiona Sinclair & Whiteline Clothing Pty Ltd [2017] ATMO 125 (25 October 2017)

Walking in the shoes of a SUPERSTAR

Confusion likely as a result of reputation in SUPERSTAR sneakers

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Warrior Australia Pty Ltd v Warrior Sports Inc [2017] ATMO 120 (19 October 2017)

When two tribes go to war

Warriors battle over WARRIOR trade mark

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This is an extract from Spruson & Ferguson’s Asia-Pacific Regional Trade Mark Update. You can view the entire Update here.


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