Trade mark licences: lessons from the courts
In a previous article “Perpetual contracts: can they be terminated?”, the termination of contracts with no agreed end date or provisions governing termination was discussed. Term and termination are key...
In a previous article “Perpetual contracts: can they be terminated?”, the termination of contracts with no agreed end date...
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Time Flies, But Now It Is Easier To Extend
IP Australia has recently announced changes to the standards for obtaining an extension of time for filing evidence of use in opposition matters and removal proceedings. Here’s a quick...
IP Australia has recently announced changes to the standards for obtaining an extension of time for filing evidence of...
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Trade Mark Classification of Virtual Goods and NFTs in Australia
Following on from our recent article regarding NFTs, the complicated relationship with real-world products, and trade marks office practices, on 10 August 2023, IP Australia released new guidance on...
Following on from our recent article regarding NFTs, the complicated relationship with real-world products, and trade marks office practices,...
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Opposition success for Australian Manuka producers in Trans-Tasman tussle
Manuka Honey Appellation Society Incorporated v Australian Manuka Honey Association Limited NZIPOTM 19 (22 May 2023) In “one of the most complex and long running proceedings to have come...
Manuka Honey Appellation Society Incorporated v Australian Manuka Honey Association Limited NZIPOTM 19 (22 May 2023) In “one of...
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IP grandstanding at the 2022 soccer World Cup
The soccer World Cup is the largest and arguably most prestigious sporting tournament in the world. The 2018 World Cup in Russia attracted a combined 3.57 billion viewers, accounting...
The soccer World Cup is the largest and arguably most prestigious sporting tournament in the world. The 2018 World...
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IP protection in the food industry in Australia and New Zealand
The food sector plays an essential role in the economies of many countries, accounting for multibillion-dollar revenues every year. For example, the food and beverage industry accounts for more...
The food sector plays an essential role in the economies of many countries, accounting for multibillion-dollar revenues every year....
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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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