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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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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Gin, the best medicine
E&J Gallo Winery v Kristy Booth ATMO 2 In this matter, the opponent, E&J Gallo, opposed registration of the trade mark APOTHECARY GIN, which had been applied for by...
E&J Gallo Winery v Kristy Booth ATMO 2 In this matter, the opponent, E&J Gallo, opposed registration of the...
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Meet the FOKKERs
Fokker Brothers Limited v Fokker Brothers Inc Limited NZIPOTM 2 An application was filed by Fokker Brothers Inc Limited (the Revocation Applicant) to revoke New Zealand Registration No. 743062...
Fokker Brothers Limited v Fokker Brothers Inc Limited NZIPOTM 2 An application was filed by Fokker Brothers Inc Limited...
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In the rough
Augusta National Inc v Dennis Roy ATMO 199 In this matter, Augusta National Inc opposed a trade mark application by Dennis Roy for the below logo trade mark. The application...
Augusta National Inc v Dennis Roy ATMO 199 In this matter, Augusta National Inc opposed a trade mark application...
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Lost in space
International Space University - (ISU) (Association de droit local) ATMO 198 This matter concerned an application by the "International Space University" - (ISU) (Association de droit local) to register...
International Space University - (ISU) (Association de droit local) ATMO 198 This matter concerned an application by the "International...
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Australia update: Legislative makeover for the cosmetic industry
To freshen up, the cosmetic industry may from time to time introduce a new ingredient in its makeup, soap, shampoo, deodorant, hair dye and other similar products. To the...
To freshen up, the cosmetic industry may from time to time introduce a new ingredient in its makeup, soap,...
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