Frucor gets the green light and maintains its V Green registration
In the recent decision of the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand, Frucor Suntory New Zealand Limited v. Energy Beverages LLC  NZIPOTM 5 (11 May 2020), Energy Beverages LLC (Energy...
In the recent decision of the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand, Frucor Suntory New Zealand Limited v. Energy Beverages...
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The Claws Come Out – A Distinctive Design
Caterpillar Inc. v Sayvest Pty Ltd ATMO 16 (5 February 2020) Caterpillar Inc. (Opponent), the well-known US construction equipment manufacturer, was partially successful in its oppositions to registration of...
Caterpillar Inc. v Sayvest Pty Ltd ATMO 16 (5 February 2020) Caterpillar Inc. (Opponent), the well-known US construction equipment...
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Australian Federal Court Decision – VAGISIL v VAGISAN
Dr August Wolff GmbH & Co. KG Arzneimittel v Combe International Ltd FCA 39 (3 February 2020) On 3 February 2020, Dr August Wolff GmbH & Co. KG Arzneimittel...
Dr August Wolff GmbH & Co. KG Arzneimittel v Combe International Ltd FCA 39 (3 February 2020) On 3...
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Bad Faith in Australia – A Brief Review of Recent Cases
The relatively new “bad faith” (section 62A) ground of opposition can be a strong basis for action against misappropriation of a trade mark owners’ goodwill, where the more commonly...
The relatively new “bad faith” (section 62A) ground of opposition can be a strong basis for action against misappropriation...
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Victoria Beckham Fails to Protect VB Trade Mark
Victoria Beckham has failed to prevent the registration of two ‘VB’ trade marks, despite the fact that the oppositions were effectively undefended. The case, which is presently the subject of...
Victoria Beckham has failed to prevent the registration of two ‘VB’ trade marks, despite the fact that the oppositions...
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Kraft v Bega: Implications for trade mark licensing in Australia
On 14 April 2020, the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia handed down an appeal decision with important implications for trade mark licensing in Australia, and in...
On 14 April 2020, the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia handed down an appeal decision with...
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Re Hilton Worldwide Holding LLP [2020] ATMO 20
The word “TAPESTRY” has been held to not be, to any extent, inherently adapted to distinguish “arranging and conducting of live exhibitions, functions, conferences, conventions, seminars and meetings in the fields of...
The word “TAPESTRY” has been held to not be, to any extent, inherently adapted to distinguish “arranging and conducting of live...
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