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By Sarah Vo
As demonstrated, any party that relies on the court's discretion for an extension of time should exercise caution.
By Blake Knowles
Article discusses pros and cons of disclosing the trust relationship in an application for a trademark.
By Andrew Balis, Edward Genocchio
Recent case highlights the importance of construing claims using plain English meaning and not adding a gloss to the language.
By Amy Chan
Pursuant to its obligations under the ASEAN Economic Community, Malaysia is acceding to the Madrid Protocol.
Article discusses IP and its relationship with sport and highlights the success of F45 gyms.
By Matthew Stewart, Elizabeth Barrett
This article discusses upcoming changes, and differences between earlier proposed fees and those approved by government.
By Daniel Collopy
Discussion of factors that led to decision to refuse to allow post grant amendments to a patent.
By Daniel Wilson
As the opposition failed on all grounds, the trade mark ‘APOTHECARY GIN' is to proceed to registration in Australia.
By Oliver Lutze, Jennifer Kang, Siqi Wang
CNIPA published draft amendments to the Guidelines for Patent Examination and requests public feedback and suggestions.
By Saowaluck Lamlert, Tatchaporn Natprasertkul, Dhanasun Chumchuay
The TTAB is encountered when a trademark applicant wishes to appeal any decision of the Thai Trademark Registrar.
By Daniel Wilson
The A-C was satisfied that the non-use was from special circumstances, so the application for revocation was refused.
By Coral Toh, Amanda Song
China has allowed the registration of colour-combination trademarks since 2001, but their treatment is still confusing.
By Amy Chan
Considering the dissimilarity of the trade marks, the PAR decided that there was no likelihood of misrepresentation.
By Jacqui Symonds, Blake Knowles
If an application is made by a person who cannot claim ownership, the trademark may be invalid on the basis of ownership.
By Daniel Wilson
Augusta National Inc opposed a trade mark application by Dennis Roy for the logo trade mark "The Masters Pennant".