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Change Is Coming To Australian Parallel Importation Law – What Do You Need To Know?
The parallel importer competes with the registered trade mark owner and its authorised distributors to sell the products in Australia.
Australia
14 May 2019
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High Court of Australia determines landmark trade mark case in Cantarella Bros Pty Ltd v Modena Trading Pty Ltd
This decision clarifies the Australian test for distinctiveness of trade marks and the treatment of foreign word marks.
Australia
13 Dec 2014
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The Great Bottle Battle – Coke vs Pepsi: alleged trade mark infringement and passing off
Coke alleged Pepsi's glass 'Carolina Bottle' infringed the rights and reputation of its iconic glass 'Contour Bottle'.
Australia
13 Dec 2014
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Rockin' all over the world: continue to protect your brand as more countries join the Madrid Protocol
Australian trade mark owners enjoy benefits of simplified filings of trade mark applications with the Madrid Protocol.
Australia
24 Sep 2013
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Digital Post Australia successful in trade mark infringement proceedings
The Federal Court dismissed allegations of trade mark infringement against Digital Post Australia by Australia Post.
Australia
26 Aug 2012
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High Court favours plain packaging for cigarettes
[radio interview] Chris Round speaks to BRR Media about the implications of the ruling on plain packaging of cigarettes.
Australia
19 Aug 2012
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US Winnebago forces company in Australia to change name
This case reinforces that overseas companies can prevent businesses in Australia from trading off their reputation.
Australia
5 Aug 2012
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Protect your brands in the .xxx domain
The Sunrise B registration period has now commenced.
Australia
21 Sep 2011
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New Generic Top-Level Domains: update
Brand owners should consider strategies to take advantage of the new opportunities gTLDs offer.
Australia
7 Jul 2011
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New Generic Top-Level Domains: the Web is about to get bigger. Are you ready?
In late 2005 ICANN, the authority responsible for the management of the top-level domain name system, undertook a policy review of the existing TLD framework, which culminated in the decision in 2008 to open up registration of new TLDs. After years of consultation, ICANN has this month released the proposed final version of the new gTLD program, which is scheduled to be implemented in 2011.
Australia
8 Dec 2010
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The identity of new sporting teams
As competition for the hearts and minds of new generations of sports fans and the sports broadcasting dollar have intensified, we have seen a number of sporting codes, in particular the football codes, looking to expand into new markets.
Australia
21 Oct 2010
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Court Holds that Purchase and Use of Google AdWords is Trade Mark Infringement
An important facet of marketing for many businesses is the ability to attract online consumers by directing as many of them as possible to their websites. While Google and other popular search engines have ways of "ranking" websites for specific search terms, businesses can promote their way up the list by purchasing "AdWords" (for Google) which will elevate the status of their website to "sponsored links" when search terms using those AdWords are used. This creates an interesting problem reg
Australia
15 Jul 2010
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