Case Note Re: Apple Inc v Swatch AG [2019] ATMO 19 (8 February 2019)
Apple Inc. (“Apple”) opposed the extension of protection to International Registrations designating Australia for SWATCH ONE MORE THING (IR no. 1261460/Australian application no. 1715688) and ONE MORE THING (IR...
Apple Inc. (“Apple”) opposed the extension of protection to International Registrations designating Australia for SWATCH ONE MORE THING (IR...
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Spruson & Ferguson receives recognition from MIP across the Asia-Pacific
We are pleased to announce that Spruson & Ferguson has received multiple recognition in the Managing IP rankings this year, including being named a top tier firm for Patent Prosecution...
We are pleased to announce that Spruson & Ferguson has received multiple recognition in the Managing IP rankings this year,...
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Case Note: Davies V Lazer Safe Pty Ltd [2019] FCAFC 65
This case highlights the importance of construing claims using plain English meaning and not adding a “gloss” to the language of a claim. Background The primary judge held in Davies V...
This case highlights the importance of construing claims using plain English meaning and not adding a “gloss” to the...
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Recent updates to New Zealand Trade Marks Guidelines: Ownership and Divisionals
Ownership: Don’t underestimate the importance of nominating the correct trade mark Applicant! IPONZ has recently updated its practice guidelines on Section 32(1) of the Trade Marks Act 2002, which relates...
Ownership: Don’t underestimate the importance of nominating the correct trade mark Applicant! IPONZ has recently updated its practice guidelines on...
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Gin, the best medicine
E&J Gallo Winery v Kristy Booth ATMO 2 In this matter, the opponent, E&J Gallo, opposed registration of the trade mark APOTHECARY GIN, which had been applied for by...
E&J Gallo Winery v Kristy Booth ATMO 2 In this matter, the opponent, E&J Gallo, opposed registration of the...
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Fokker Brothers Limited v Fokker Brothers Inc Limited NZIPOTM 2 An application was filed by Fokker Brothers Inc Limited (the Revocation Applicant) to revoke New Zealand Registration No. 743062...
Fokker Brothers Limited v Fokker Brothers Inc Limited NZIPOTM 2 An application was filed by Fokker Brothers Inc Limited...
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