Key changes to Indonesian patent and trademark laws
Indonesia officially enacted Law No. 11 of year 2020, commonly known as the Omnibus Law, on 2 November 2020. The Omnibus Law contains revisions to multiple laws, including patent...
Indonesia officially enacted Law No. 11 of year 2020, commonly known as the Omnibus Law, on 2 November 2020....
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Brexit – European trade marks and registered Community designs
After a few false starts, back-stops, a transition period, and a global pandemic, the United Kingdom is finally ready to separate its trade marks and registered design rights from...
After a few false starts, back-stops, a transition period, and a global pandemic, the United Kingdom is finally ready...
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IP Australia fee changes effective from 1 October 2020
IP Australia have announced changes to some of their fees, effective from 1st October 2020. The changes are intended to defer some of the costs to the renewal phase of...
IP Australia have announced changes to some of their fees, effective from 1st October 2020. The changes are intended to...
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China Classification
Foreign brand owners can file trade mark applications in China as national applications or International Registrations (IRs) under the Madrid Protocol. There are pros and cons to each route and brand...
Foreign brand owners can file trade mark applications in China as national applications or International Registrations (IRs) under the Madrid...
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Facebook loses “FACEBOOK” trade mark in China
On 20 March 2020, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (“CNIPA”) issued decisions to invalidate two of Facebook’s trade mark registrations in Class 42. This marks a huge setback...
On 20 March 2020, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (“CNIPA”) issued decisions to invalidate two of Facebook’s trade...
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Battle of the IRON CHEF trade marks
Fuji Television Network Inc v Iron Chef Pizza Pty Ltd (2020) ATMO 107 (18 June 2020)  This decision concerns an opposition by Fuji Television Network Inc (“Fuji Television”) to an...
Fuji Television Network Inc v Iron Chef Pizza Pty Ltd (2020) ATMO 107 (18 June 2020)  This decision concerns an...
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