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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Rolex S.A. successfully prevents registration of “MARINER”
This article looks at the recent decision by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) in the Matter of a Trade Mark Application by FMTM Distribution Ltd and Opposition Thereto...
This article looks at the recent decision by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) in the Matter of a...
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Hong Kong trade mark law update
Implementation of the international registration system under Madrid Protocol The Trade Marks (Amendment) Ordinance 2020 (the Amendment Ordinance) was gazetted on 19 June 2020, providing a basis in Hong Kong...
Implementation of the international registration system under Madrid Protocol The Trade Marks (Amendment) Ordinance 2020 (the Amendment Ordinance) was gazetted...
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Intellectual property registrations in Indonesia have increased in the midst of the covid-19 pandemic
In the age of working from home and large-scale social restrictions (PSBB), the  Directorate General of Intellectual Property (DGIP) in Indonesia noted an increase in intellectual property registrations compared to last...
In the age of working from home and large-scale social restrictions (PSBB), the  Directorate General of Intellectual Property (DGIP) in Indonesia...
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Australian patents vs. designs: what are the differences?
It is a common belief that patents and designs share a similar legal basis, particularly as some jurisdictions, such as the United States, label an industrial design right as...
It is a common belief that patents and designs share a similar legal basis, particularly as some jurisdictions, such...
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