Re Hilton Worldwide Holding LLP [2020] ATMO 20.
The word “TAPESTRY” has been held to not be, to any extent, inherently adapted to distinguish “arranging and conducting of live exhibitions, functions, conferences, conventions, seminars and meetings in the fields of...
The word “TAPESTRY” has been held to not be, to any extent, inherently adapted to distinguish “arranging and conducting of live...
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Ramsay Health Care Investments Pty Limited [2020] ATMO 11 (30 January 2020)
Ramsay Health Care Investments Pty Limited (“Ramsay”) applied under Australian Trade Mark Application No. 1790252 to register the RAMSAY PHARMACY trade mark in respect of retailing services in Class 35 and pharmacy...
Ramsay Health Care Investments Pty Limited (“Ramsay”) applied under Australian Trade Mark Application No. 1790252 to register the RAMSAY PHARMACY trade...
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Co-pack causes patent term extension problems for Patentee
Pharma Mar S.A. applied for a patent term extension (PTE) for their Australian patent 754073 on the basis of the listing on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) of the...
Pharma Mar S.A. applied for a patent term extension (PTE) for their Australian patent 754073 on the basis of the...
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Australia Update: The End of the Innovation Patent – Finally. Eventually.
On 26 February 2020, the Intellectual Property Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 2 and Other Measures) Bill 2019 finally passed into law. The legislations prime operation is the abolishment...
On 26 February 2020, the Intellectual Property Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 2 and Other Measures) Bill 2019 finally...
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Celebrating International Women’s Day: perspective from our Trade Marks team
Today, we continue to celebrate International Women's day by sharing thoughts on Generation Equality from our Hong Kong office Managing Director, Coral Toh and Principal, Amy Chan from our Singapore office. How has...
Today, we continue to celebrate International Women's day by sharing thoughts on Generation Equality from our Hong Kong office...
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Australia: Is an International Trade Mark Application right for you?
When protecting a trade mark in foreign countries, there are two options for Australian businesses to consider: You can file an application in each country of interest, via local attorneys (the ‘direct method’);...
When protecting a trade mark in foreign countries, there are two options for Australian businesses to consider: You can file an application...
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Spruson & Ferguson recognised in WTR 1000
Spruson & Ferguson has once again been highly recommended in the 2020 edition of the World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR). 
Spruson & Ferguson has once again been highly recommended in the 2020 edition of the World Trademark Review 1000...
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What are unjustified threats and the rights of a patent owner?
Most patent owners will know that a patent will protect their inventions during the term of the patent. However, not many owners are familiar with the concept of unjustified threats. This article...
Most patent owners will know that a patent will protect their inventions during the term of the patent. However, not many...
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Invention ownership and patents: the importance of written agreements
Patent rights for an invention can be challenged if ownership is not 'rock-solid'. Written agreements play an important role in determining ownership and patent rights to an invention, and use of the...
Patent rights for an invention can be challenged if ownership is not 'rock-solid'. Written agreements play an important role in determining...
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