Facebook, Inc v FACEMBA, LDA [2014] ATMO 83
Australian designation of an International Registration for ‘facemba’ for social networking services was opposed by Facebook, Inc. Facebook is the owner of ‘the social network’ Facebook and holds several Australian...
Australian designation of an International Registration for ‘facemba’ for social networking services was opposed by Facebook, Inc. Facebook is the...
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Argenta Limited v Argenta Discovery 2009 Limited [2014] ATMO 80
Argenta Limited opposed the application by Argenta Discovery for ARGENTA covering ‘manuals not for banking or finance’ and a wide range of technical and scientific services, under section 60. The...
Argenta Limited opposed the application by Argenta Discovery for ARGENTA covering ‘manuals not for banking or finance’ and a...
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Novartis AG v Obvieline [2014] ATMO 79
Novartis opposed the Australian designation of Obvieline’s International Registration for SYNECTHA, covering pharmaceutical goods in Class 5. The opposition was based largely on the opponent’s prior SYNACTHEN registration, which also...
Novartis opposed the Australian designation of Obvieline’s International Registration for SYNECTHA, covering pharmaceutical goods in Class 5. The opposition was...
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Doric Management Pty Ltd v Loukat Holdings Pty Ltd [2014] ATMO 99
Doric Management opposed the registration of the trade mark filed by Loukat Holdings covering stone bench tops and counters in Class 19, the installation of such items in Class...
Doric Management opposed the registration of the trade mark filed by Loukat Holdings covering stone bench tops and counters...
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The divisional “daisy chaining” days are ending
New Zealand’s new Patents Act 2013 (“the new Act”), which replaced the Patents Act 1953 (“the old Act”), commenced on 13 September 2014. The new Act and Patents Regulations 2014...
New Zealand’s new Patents Act 2013 (“the new Act”), which replaced the Patents Act 1953 (“the old Act”), commenced...
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What are ‘Fluid Trademarks’?
In recent years, the term ‘fluid trade mark’ has become more and more common in relation to business on the internet and in the commercial space generally. So what...
In recent years, the term ‘fluid trade mark’ has become more and more common in relation to business on...
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Omega SA (Omega AG) (Omega Ltd) v Guru Denim Inc. [2014] ATMO 62
TGuru Denim’s application for the below trade mark was opposed by Omega SA under sections 42(b), 44, 58 and 60. Sections 44 and 58 were quickly decided by the Hearing...
TGuru Denim’s application for the below trade mark was opposed by Omega SA under sections 42(b), 44, 58 and...
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WADREF Humified Compost Pty Ltd v Collison& Co. [2014] ATMO 73
WADREF successfully opposed the non-use removal action filed against its below trade mark. The Hearing Officer quickly noted that ‘use’ of the trade mark must be use of the entire...
WADREF successfully opposed the non-use removal action filed against its below trade mark. The Hearing Officer quickly noted that ‘use’...
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Discount Drug Stores Pty Ltd [2014] ATMO 66
Ex parte Hearing requested after Discount Drug Stores failure to register its trade mark, being, PURPLE (Pantone 2612) and ORANGE (Pantone 1505), for its pharmacy and retail services. The applicant...
Ex parte Hearing requested after Discount Drug Stores failure to register its trade mark, being, PURPLE (Pantone 2612) and...
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