Société Air France [2013] ATMO 90
Trade Mark Application No. 1396412 (International Registration No. 1056115) in classes 16, 18, 35, 36, 37, 38 and 39 – Curved Red Stripe – in the name of Société...
Trade Mark Application No. 1396412 (International Registration No. 1056115) in classes 16, 18, 35, 36, 37, 38 and 39...
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JLIP, LLC v Greg Weige as trustee for the Jetlev Trust. [2013] ATMO 88
This matter concerned an opposition to the application for the trade mark ‘JETLEV’ in respect of class 12: leisure boats. The trade mark applicant had previously pursued a licencing agreement...
This matter concerned an opposition to the application for the trade mark ‘JETLEV’ in respect of class 12: leisure...
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Clinique Laboratories, LLC v Clinique La Prairie Franchising SA [2013] ATMO 87
This case concerned an application to register the mark ‘CLINIQUE LA PRAIRIE’ under an International Registration Designating Australia (IRDA). The application was broadly in respect of class 5 mineral...
This case concerned an application to register the mark ‘CLINIQUE LA PRAIRIE’ under an International Registration Designating Australia (IRDA)....
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Rare Breed Distilling LLC v Lodestar Anstalt [2013] ATMO 85
This matter concerned an application for removal of two trade marks:  Registration No. 1066646 WILD GEESE WINES Registration No. 1066650 WILDE GEESE The parties had been engaged in a long litigious history where by...
This matter concerned an application for removal of two trade marks:  Registration No. 1066646 WILD GEESE WINES Registration No. 1066650 WILDE GEESE The parties...
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Apple Inc. v Experienced Apples Pty Ltd [2013] ATMO 84
Apple opposed the registration of Australian Trade Mark Application 1463080 in respect of class 35 office machines and equipment rental. The opposed trade mark The trade mark applicant made no appearance...
Apple opposed the registration of Australian Trade Mark Application 1463080 in respect of class 35 office machines and equipment...
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Streamlined process for Trans-Tasman Patent Applications approved
The New Zealand Government has finally approved a proposal to implement a streamlined patent application process between Australia and New Zealand. This development comes hot on the heels of...
The New Zealand Government has finally approved a proposal to implement a streamlined patent application process between Australia and...
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Designs: How close is close enough to infringe?
How close to an Australian registered design does a later design need to be to infringe it? Designs relate to the visual appearance of a product. According to s71...
How close to an Australian registered design does a later design need to be to infringe it? Designs relate...
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Mastronardi Produce Ltd [2013] ATMO 83
The applicant applied to register its trade mark ZIMA in relation to tomatoes in Class 31. The application was objected to by the Trade Marks Office on the grounds of...
The applicant applied to register its trade mark ZIMA in relation to tomatoes in Class 31. The application was objected...
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Patentability of Computer Programs in New Zealand: Still Possible
On 28 August 2013, the Patents Bill finally completed its passage through the New Zealand Parliament, passing its third and final reading. Once in force, the new Patents...
On 28 August 2013, the Patents Bill finally completed its passage through the New Zealand Parliament, passing its third...
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Russell Brands LLC v Christopher Russell [2013] ATMO 81
Mr Russell’s application for the below trade mark for clothing in Class 25 was opposed by Russell Brands LLC, the owner of the RUSSELL ATHLETIC brand and trade marks. The...
Mr Russell’s application for the below trade mark for clothing in Class 25 was opposed by Russell Brands LLC,...
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