Australia update: Legislative makeover for the cosmetic industry
To freshen up, the cosmetic industry may from time to time introduce a new ingredient in its makeup, soap, shampoo, deodorant, hair dye and other similar products. To the...
To freshen up, the cosmetic industry may from time to time introduce a new ingredient in its makeup, soap,...
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New Zealand Update: ACTIPHEN Too Similar to ACTAZIN to Register
Anagenix opposed the Pharmazen’s application to register ACTIPHEN in connection with a range of medicinal food preparations (Class 5) and printed materials relating to those goods (Class 16).
Anagenix opposed the Pharmazen’s application to register ACTIPHEN in connection with a range of medicinal food preparations (Class 5)...
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Australia Update – When use supersedes descriptiveness
This matter concerned an application by ATP Institute Pty Ltd to register the trade mark MULTI FOOD in connection with supplements in Class 5.
This matter concerned an application by ATP Institute Pty Ltd to register the trade mark MULTI FOOD in connection...
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New Zealand Update – Another Costly Opposition for Monster Energy
Monster Energy Company opposed registration of trade mark application No. 1039137 UNLEASH YOUR POWER in Class 30, owned by Nutrition Fit 2004, Limited. Monster Energy’s opposition was based...
Monster Energy Company opposed registration of trade mark application No. 1039137 UNLEASH YOUR POWER in Class 30, owned by...
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Changes to Australian Consumer Law: Substantial Increase in Financial Penalties
On 23 August 2018, Parliament passed legislation amending the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)(CCA). The amendment increases the maximum financial penalties under the Australian Consumer Law for provisions...
On 23 August 2018, Parliament passed legislation amending the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)(CCA). The amendment increases the...
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Tempest Destroys Abel Tasman
Casella Wines Pty Limited (Casella) filed a trade mark application on 15 December 2015 for the word mark ABEL TASMAN in respect of wine in class 33. It...
Casella Wines Pty Limited (Casella) filed a trade mark application on 15 December 2015 for the word mark ABEL...
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A Tale of Two David Jones: DAVID JONES VS DAVID JONES PHARMACY
Many Australian consumers may have heard or walked into a department store called David Jones. However, many Australian consumers may not have heard or walked into a small suburban...
Many Australian consumers may have heard or walked into a department store called David Jones. However, many Australian consumers...
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