Paypal, Inc v Braintree Communications Pty Ltd [2017] ATMO 90
This matter concerned Paypal’s application to register BRAINTREE in connection with financial services in Class 36 and opposition thereto by Braintree. The crux of the opposition was whether the opponent’s...
This matter concerned Paypal’s application to register BRAINTREE in connection with financial services in Class 36 and opposition thereto...
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Proposed measures to declutter the Australian Trade Marks Register
In its 2016 Inquiry Report into Intellectual Property Arrangements, the Productivity Commission identified numerous sources of evidence for “trade mark cluttering” in Australia. In August 2017, the Australian Government...
In its 2016 Inquiry Report into Intellectual Property Arrangements, the Productivity Commission identified numerous sources of evidence for “trade...
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New Zealand divisional filing deadline
It has been just over three years since the new New Zealand patent law, in the form of the Patents Act 2013 and Patents Regulations 2014, came fully into...
It has been just over three years since the new New Zealand patent law, in the form of the...
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New gTLD Sunrise Availability October – November 2017
Generic top-level domains (gTLD) such as .com, .net and .org typically cycle through a “Sunrise Period” prior to becoming available to the general public. The Sunrise Period allows trade mark...
Generic top-level domains (gTLD) such as .com, .net and .org typically cycle through a “Sunrise Period” prior to becoming...
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Ensuring valid protection of your design in Australia
Some recent examples of prior publication of designs have highlighted the need for Australian designers to be vigilant to avoid any public disclosure of their design prior to filing...
Some recent examples of prior publication of designs have highlighted the need for Australian designers to be vigilant to...
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Copyright and Trade Mark Reform: Australian Government Responds to Productivity Commission’s Final Report on IP Arrangements in Australia
On 25 August 2017, the Australian Government released its response to the Productivity Commission's Final Report on Intellectual Property (IP) arrangements in Australia. In this article, we outline the...
On 25 August 2017, the Australian Government released its response to the Productivity Commission's Final Report on Intellectual Property...
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