Khajaque Kortian

Khajaque Kortian

Principal, Head of Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers
Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers: Litigation, Trade Marks
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Khajaque Kortian has over 25 years of experience in intellectual property law, specialising in litigation and licensing and related areas of consumer law. He represents a wide range of local and international clients including major local and international corporations. Khajaque has represented clients in High Court and Federal Court of Australia proceedings including appeals from trade mark oppositions, trade mark, design and patent infringement and revocation actions; action for breaches of the Australian Consumer Law; and copyright matters. He was appointed a Principal of Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers in 2000 and is also a Principal of Spruson & Ferguson Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys.

Khajaque acts for a number of major international and local corporations in managing their trade mark portfolio. He works closely with clients in developing and implementing brand protection and anti-counterfeiting strategies and regularly works closely with the Australian and New Zealand Customs Services on the seizure of counterfeit goods.

Khajaque has a particular interest in issues relating to IP and the internet/digital technology, and has a notable success rate in domain name dispute resolution. He contributes articles to and has served on the editorial board of the Internet Law Bulletin and is a member of both the New South Wales Society for Computers and the Law and The Australian Domain Name Administrator (auDA).

Khajaque is a member of the Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia and a member of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand. He is also a member of the International Trade Marks Association (INTA) and has served on INTA’s Anti-Counterfeiting & Enforcement Committee (East Asia & Pacific Subcommittee). Khajaque has presented many papers on IP law and practice at various legal conferences and seminars.


Khajaque Kortian's Insights
Howden Australia Pty Ltd v Minetek Pty Ltd [2019] FCA 981
This unsuccessful application for an interlocutory injunction highlights some of the difficulties involved in establishing that a breach of confidential information has taken place, and in particular, the difficulty in linking the...
This unsuccessful application for an interlocutory injunction highlights some of the difficulties involved in establishing that a breach of confidential information has...
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Case Note: Bauer Consumer Media Ltd v Evergreen Television Pty Ltd [2019] FCAFC 71
Summary This Full Court Decision concerned whether Bauer Consumer Media Ltd and Bauer Media Pty Ltd (together, Bauer) had fairly put the Trade Mark Applicant, Evergreen Television Pty Ltd (Evergreen) on notice of...
Summary This Full Court Decision concerned whether Bauer Consumer Media Ltd and Bauer Media Pty Ltd (together, Bauer) had fairly put the...
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Pharmaceutical patents: Fighting a $25 million claim for damages
A recent Full Federal Court decision in Australia provides a useful insight as to how a Court in Australia will calculate damages in proceedings concerning the infringement of a...
A recent Full Federal Court decision in Australia provides a useful insight as to how a Court in Australia...
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