Generic or Not Generic, That is the Question
Encompass Corporation Pty Ltd v InfoTrack Pty Ltd  FCAFC 161 (13 September 2019) In a unanimous decision, an extended bench of the Full Federal Court dismissed an appeal in...
Encompass Corporation Pty Ltd v InfoTrack Pty Ltd  FCAFC 161 (13 September 2019) In a unanimous decision, an extended...
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Current Snapshot of the Licensing of SEPs in Australia
Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) play an important role in the development and promotion of new technology and highly standardised industries, such as telecommunications, information technology and consumer electronics industries. Special licensing terms...
Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) play an important role in the development and promotion of new technology and highly standardised industries,...
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Australia Update: Get Your Intellectual Property Contracts Compliant by 13 September 2019 (Changes to ACCC Guidelines)
In July, we reported that the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) had released draft guidelines in relation to the application of competition law to IP licensing, following the repeal of section...
In July, we reported that the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) had released draft guidelines in relation to the application...
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マレーシアの新商標法
2019年商標法草案に関する最近のマレーシアの改正の記事に続き、2019年7月2日の第2読会を経て、待望の草案が通過しました。
2019年商標法草案に関する最近のマレーシアの改正の記事に続き、2019年7月2日の第2読会を経て、待望の草案が通過しました。
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New Amendments to the China Trade Mark Law to Curb Bad-Faith Filings
China has long been a hotbed for trade mark piracy. China’s first-to-file system, together with its complicated trade mark classification, has attracted numerous trade mark squatters to initiate malicious filings with the...
China has long been a hotbed for trade mark piracy. China’s first-to-file system, together with its complicated trade mark classification, has...
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Examination of International Registrations Designating Thailand
The Thai Department of Intellectual Property (DIP) began receiving international trade mark applications under the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks (Madrid Protocol)...
The Thai Department of Intellectual Property (DIP) began receiving international trade mark applications under the Protocol Relating to the...
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Caterpillar Inc V Puma SE [2019] ATMO 99 (28 June 2019)
Caterpillar Inc (“Caterpillar”) opposed registration of trade mark application No. 1803303 for the mark PROCAT (stylised) in classes 18 and 25 in the name of Puma SE (“Puma”). Caterpillar’s...
Caterpillar Inc (“Caterpillar”) opposed registration of trade mark application No. 1803303 for the mark PROCAT (stylised) in classes 18...
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Campbell soup’s UNCANNED not Canned
Campbell Soup Company ATMO 84 (31 May 2019) Campbell Soup Company (“Campbell”) applied to be heard on its Trade Mark Application No. 1887774 UNCANNED following objection by the Australian...
Campbell Soup Company ATMO 84 (31 May 2019) Campbell Soup Company (“Campbell”) applied to be heard on its Trade...
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IRIDE, MY RIDE, Can We All Ride?
Sheppard Cycles Australia Pty Ltd v iRIDE Limited NZIPOTM 18 (19 July 2019) IRIDE Limited (IRIDE) opposed registration of Application No. 1066251 MY RIDE by Sheppard Cycles Australia Pty...
Sheppard Cycles Australia Pty Ltd v iRIDE Limited NZIPOTM 18 (19 July 2019) IRIDE Limited (IRIDE) opposed registration of...
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Significant Reduction in Trade Mark Official Fees in China
On 28 June 2019, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) released a lowering of fees notice in relation to Chinese trade marks and patents as part of the...
On 28 June 2019, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) released a lowering of fees notice in relation...
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