Caprice Australia Pty Ltd v MG Icon LLC [2015] ATMO 8
This matter concerned a non-use removal application filed by MG Icon seeking the removal of Caprice Australia’s trade mark registration for MATERIAL GIRL and Caprice Australia’s opposition thereto. As a...
This matter concerned a non-use removal application filed by MG Icon seeking the removal of Caprice Australia’s trade mark...
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CERAMICHE CAESAR S.p.A. v CaesarStoneSdot-Yam [2015] ATMO 12
This matter concerned the opposition to the CAESARSTONE mark in relation to flooring in Class 19, by the owner of a prior CAESAR trade mark covering the same goods. The...
This matter concerned the opposition to the CAESARSTONE mark in relation to flooring in Class 19, by the owner...
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SMA Solar Technology AG v Sunny Sign Company Pty Ltd [2015] ATMO 9
SMA Solar opposed the registration of the SUNNY SIGNS Logo based on its prior ‘SUNNY’ trade mark registrations. On the issue of deceptive similarity, the Hearing Officer took the view...
SMA Solar opposed the registration of the SUNNY SIGNS Logo based on its prior ‘SUNNY’ trade mark registrations. On the...
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IP In Depth: Patentable Biotechnology – A comparative analysis of key markets
There is extraordinary complexity and optimization underlying even comparatively ‘simple’ organisms. These powerful biological products and processes provide a great opportunity for humans; developing, building on and incorporating these...
There is extraordinary complexity and optimization underlying even comparatively ‘simple’ organisms. These powerful biological products and processes provide a...
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Limitations of Extension of Time Provisions
As some of you may know, the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012 (Cth), which took effect on 15 April 2013, introduced a number of significant...
As some of you may know, the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012 (Cth), which took...
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Dropping .co? Sweet As!
You now have a choice to register .nz domain names with or without second level domains such as net.nz, .co.nz, .org.nz or .kiwi.nz. For example, you can apply to...
You now have a choice to register .nz domain names with or without second level domains such as net.nz,...
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Singapore: Collaboration with Cambodia Under Way
On January 20 2015, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and Cambodia's Ministry of Industry and Handicraft (MIH). Under the...
On January 20 2015, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS)...
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Trade Marks in specialist industries: How close can you get?
One of the most basic requirements for registration of a new trade mark is that it must not be deceptively similar to, or indistinguishable from an existing trade mark...
One of the most basic requirements for registration of a new trade mark is that it must not be...
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