Case Note: Davies V Lazer Safe Pty Ltd [2019] FCAFC 65
This case highlights the importance of construing claims using plain English meaning and not adding a “gloss” to the language of a claim. Background The primary judge held in Davies V...
This case highlights the importance of construing claims using plain English meaning and not adding a “gloss” to the...
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Malaysia Update: Bill of the Trademarks Act 2019
Malaysia is in the midst of acceding to the Madrid Protocol which now allows a trade mark owner to file an international trade mark application through the...
Malaysia is in the midst of acceding to the Madrid Protocol which now allows a trade mark owner...
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Spare parts and the ‘repair defence’ against infringement
The Federal Court of Australia (‘the Court’) in GM Global Technology Operations LLC v S.S.S. Auto Parts Pty Ltd has handed down its judgement in relation to, amongst...
The Federal Court of Australia (‘the Court’) in GM Global Technology Operations LLC v S.S.S. Auto Parts Pty Ltd...
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Recent updates to New Zealand Trade Marks Guidelines: Ownership and Divisionals
Ownership: Don’t underestimate the importance of nominating the correct trade mark Applicant! IPONZ has recently updated its practice guidelines on Section 32(1) of the Trade Marks Act 2002, which relates...
Ownership: Don’t underestimate the importance of nominating the correct trade mark Applicant! IPONZ has recently updated its practice guidelines on...
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Colour-Fool? Don’t Miss the Rise of Colour-Combination Marks
China has allowed the registration of colour-combination marks since 2001, but the treatment of such marks is still shrouded by uncertainty, skepticism and sometimes comic confusion to brand owners...
China has allowed the registration of colour-combination marks since 2001, but the treatment of such marks is still shrouded...
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Singapore Legislation Update – Geographical Indications
Briefly, a Geographical Indication (GI) is a sign used to identify a product of a particular quality, reputation or other characteristics which is attributable to its geographical origin. In Singapore,...
Briefly, a Geographical Indication (GI) is a sign used to identify a product of a particular quality, reputation or...
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The Thai Trademark Appeal Board and Legal (Un)certainty
Trademark professionals are familiar with the Thai Trademark Appeal Board (TTAB), a character encountered when a trademark applicant wishes to appeal any decision of the Thai Trademark Registrar. The...
Trademark professionals are familiar with the Thai Trademark Appeal Board (TTAB), a character encountered when a trademark applicant wishes...
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