Trade Marks in the Metaverse
The lines between physical and virtual reality are getting set for an overhaul as the Metaverse continues its gradual entry into our everyday lives. Whilst the Metaverse is still...
The lines between physical and virtual reality are getting set for an overhaul as the Metaverse continues its gradual...
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Don’t Delay! Deadline to register .au direct domains
Holders of Australian domain names ending in .au (e.g. spruson.com.au, spruson.net.au) have until 20 September 2022 to apply for the identical .au direct domain via the Priority Allocation Process. If...
Holders of Australian domain names ending in .au (e.g. spruson.com.au, spruson.net.au) have until 20 September 2022 to apply for...
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China steps up its efforts in combatting bad faith trade mark filings
In a recent press conference held by the China State Council Information Office, HE Zhimin, Deputy Commissioner of the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) stated that in the...
In a recent press conference held by the China State Council Information Office, HE Zhimin, Deputy Commissioner of the...
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Spruson & Ferguson IP Stars for 2022
We are proud to announce Spruson & Ferguson practitioners were recently recognised in the Managing Intellectually Property (MIP) 2022 IP STARS for their exceptional standard of IP service delivery across...
We are proud to announce Spruson & Ferguson practitioners were recently recognised in the Managing Intellectually Property (MIP) 2022 IP...
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Thailand – updated trade mark examination guidelines
Effective as of 17 January 2022, a new Registrar’s Examination Manual (“Examination Manual”) has replaced the existing guidelines which seek to ensure that trade mark examinations are in alignment...
Effective as of 17 January 2022, a new Registrar’s Examination Manual (“Examination Manual”) has replaced the existing guidelines which...
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IPOS extends SG IP FAST Programme and ends File-To-Grant Programme
The following article provides updates on accelerated examination options in Singapore. The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has recently announced that it will extend the SG IP FAST programme...
The following article provides updates on accelerated examination options in Singapore. The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has recently...
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IP Australia releases the Australian Intellectual Property Report 2022
IP Australia have just released their tenth edition of the 'Australian Intellectual Property Report' (the Report), and for those with an interest in the number of filings in the...
IP Australia have just released their tenth edition of the 'Australian Intellectual Property Report' (the Report), and for those...
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Direct ‘.au’ domain names are here!
The long-awaited launch of the .au direct domain names (eg. spruson.au) commenced on 24 March 2022. If you already have a .au extension associated with your domain (eg. spruson.com.au, spruson.net.au)...
The long-awaited launch of the .au direct domain names (eg. spruson.au) commenced on 24 March 2022. If you already have...
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Electronic certificates for trade mark registrations to be issued from 2022
The CNIPA announced that only electronic copies of trade mark registration certificates will be issued in 2022. The China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) published an announcement on 12 October...
The CNIPA announced that only electronic copies of trade mark registration certificates will be issued in 2022. The China National...
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競合製品の外観の様相を「借用する」取引業者に対する「救済(RESCUE)」の必要性
Martin & Pleasance Pty Ltd v A Nelson & Co Ltd  FCAFC 80の判例研究 Martin & Pleasance Pty Ltd v A Nelson & Co Ltd FCAFC 80 の最近の判決において、オーストラリア連邦裁判所の大法廷は、Martin&Pleasance Pty Ltd(および関連企業)(総称してMartin)が、「RestQ」ブランドの補完医薬品を販売、宣伝、およびまたは供給することを制限する暫定的差止命令を認めるという連邦裁判所の判決を支持しました。
Martin & Pleasance Pty Ltd v A Nelson & Co Ltd  FCAFC 80の判例研究 Martin & Pleasance Pty Ltd v A...
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