Roger Maier v Asos Plc [2014] ATMO 7
ASOS, a UK clothier, applied for registration of the ASOS word mark for goods and services in Classes 3, 18, 25 and 35. The applicant has operated in Australia since...
ASOS, a UK clothier, applied for registration of the ASOS word mark for goods and services in Classes 3,...
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National Health Call Centre Network Ltd [2014] ATMO 6
The Australian Government’s National Health Call Centre Network applied to register the trade mark NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICES DIRECTORY for a range of goods and services in Classes 9, 16,...
The Australian Government’s National Health Call Centre Network applied to register the trade mark NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICES DIRECTORY for...
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Securing a fair protection term for pharma patents
The process of getting a new pharmaceutical to market is a long and complex one. This can create a problem for those seeking to protect a new pharmaceutical innovation;...
The process of getting a new pharmaceutical to market is a long and complex one. This can create a...
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Who owns the rights to a design?
Determining a party's entitlement to intellectual Property (IP) rights can at times provide even the most experienced IP practitioner with a good measure of discomfort. Any guidance provided by...
Determining a party's entitlement to intellectual Property (IP) rights can at times provide even the most experienced IP practitioner...
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Sunrise periods for new TLDs open
Last year we blogged on the release of a large number of new ‘top level domains’ (TLDs). A TLD is the part at the far right of a domain, the...
Last year we blogged on the release of a large number of new ‘top level domains’ (TLDs). A TLD is...
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Société des Produits Nestlé S.A. v Jason Marks [2014] ATMO 3
Jason Marks applied for the trade mark INSPERESSO in respects of classes 11, 30, 35, 37, and 43, being services and goods related to the supply of coffee. Registration...
Jason Marks applied for the trade mark INSPERESSO in respects of classes 11, 30, 35, 37, and 43, being...
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FetchTV Pty Ltd v LemonStone Group Pty Ltd [2014] ATMO 2
LemonStone Group Pty Ltd applied for the trade marks FETCH A NATURAL RESOURCE, and FETCH SEARCH SOLUTIONS in relation to class 42 services, design and development of search engines...
LemonStone Group Pty Ltd applied for the trade marks FETCH A NATURAL RESOURCE, and FETCH SEARCH SOLUTIONS in relation...
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A Good Omen? – The New Zealand Patents Act 2013
The New Zealand Patents Act 2013 (the New Act) received Royal assent on Friday 13 September 2013. Ignoring any negative aspects associated with the date of assent, the new...
The New Zealand Patents Act 2013 (the New Act) received Royal assent on Friday 13 September 2013. Ignoring any...
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Opposition Practice
Substantial changes were made to Australian patent law in April 2013. The so-called "Raising the Bar" amendments were introduced to improve the quality of Australian patent and to minimise...
Substantial changes were made to Australian patent law in April 2013. The so-called "Raising the Bar" amendments were introduced...
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Enforcing a trade mark
A registered trade mark provides strong rights to prevent others using an identical or confusingly similar trade mark, in relation to goods or services that are the same or...
A registered trade mark provides strong rights to prevent others using an identical or confusingly similar trade mark, in...
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