Mondaq Australia: Intellectual Property > Trademark
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
The road to registration hasn't been so sweet, with IP Australia finding that the trade mark was too descriptive.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Brands are valuable, so register your brand name as a trade mark and police its use regularly to maintain that value.
Bartier Perry
When an allegation of IP infringement is made, the IP infringers could issue a counter-claim of 'unjustified' threats.
DibbsBarker
This was a good reminder to brand owners that there is no 'one size fits all' approach for the enforcement of IP rights.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
Despite similarities in presentation, there was no real tangible risk of confusing the Aldi products with MIL's.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
A Special K trade mark application was filed for use relating to sportswear, tennis racquets and sports competitions.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
This case highlights the need for businesses to avoid using product names that allude to high-profile individuals.
Pointon Partners
The Madrid Protocol allows for international registration of trade marks in countries which are members of the treaty.
McCullough Robertson
This case was significant as it was the largest amount awarded to a foreign business in a Chinese trade mark dispute.
Madderns Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys
The use of meta-tags may constitute trade mark infringement, as the source data is visible if you know what to look for.
Harris Gomez Group
There are many reasons why you may wish to register your trademark. There are very few reasons of why you wouldn't. By registering your trademark early on in the process of starting your business,...
Clayton Utz
This underlines the need for careful consideration of which entity or individual should file a trade mark application.
K&L Gates
This development (although still some way off) will be good news for filers of IRDAs.
Swaab Attorneys
Parallel importation may not be an infringement of the trade mark rights of an overseas manufacturer in Australia.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This article is an overview of key proposed IP changes, the likely impact and five takeaways for your organisation.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
This challenge demonstrated the importance of obtaining international trade mark protection for any Australian brand.
Holman Webb
The trademark dispute between CROSSFIT and BOSSFIT is a good lesson on the limitations of a trade mark registration.
ClarkeKann Lawyers
The Pinterest trade mark wars are a great case study of how descriptive words are notoriously difficult to trade mark.
Clayton Utz
While broadly supportive, the Australian Government will proceed cautiously with implementation of the recommendations.
Shelston IP
The Australian government has released its response to the Productivity Commission's inquiry into intellectual property.
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DibbsBarker
This was a good reminder to brand owners that there is no 'one size fits all' approach for the enforcement of IP rights.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
This case highlights the need for businesses to avoid using product names that allude to high-profile individuals.
Madderns Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys
The use of meta-tags may constitute trade mark infringement, as the source data is visible if you know what to look for.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
A Special K trade mark application was filed for use relating to sportswear, tennis racquets and sports competitions.
Swaab Attorneys
Parallel importation may not be an infringement of the trade mark rights of an overseas manufacturer in Australia.
Holman Webb
The trademark dispute between CROSSFIT and BOSSFIT is a good lesson on the limitations of a trade mark registration.
ClarkeKann Lawyers
The Pinterest trade mark wars are a great case study of how descriptive words are notoriously difficult to trade mark.
Pointon Partners
The Madrid Protocol allows for international registration of trade marks in countries which are members of the treaty.
McCullough Robertson
This case was significant as it was the largest amount awarded to a foreign business in a Chinese trade mark dispute.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
Despite similarities in presentation, there was no real tangible risk of confusing the Aldi products with MIL's.
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