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Bennett & Philp Lawyers
The ghost in the machine exists independently of human innovation.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Decision shows that it is possible to protect an indirectly descriptive sign & provides some interesting points to consider.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The decision shows why an IP strategy is crucial to ensure that key safeguards identify and protect company Interests.
Davies Collison Cave
Patentability criteria vary from one country to another often based on local statutory requirements and/or judicial rulings.
Spruson & Ferguson
Prior registration for BIANCA did not prevent the registration of the BIANCA AND BRIDGETT trade mark for the same goods.
Spruson & Ferguson
Electracom sought to partially revoke the registration of the BMW logo, only for certain goods, on the basis of non-use.
Spruson & Ferguson
Rock and roll icons, Rolling Stones prevented trade mark registration of the Australian fashion label, JAGGER & STONE.
Spruson & Ferguson
In this matter, the opposition was insufficient to prevent the registration of the AMFIT NUTRITION trade mark.
Spruson & Ferguson
This recent APO decision demonstrates that it is indeed possible to successfully oppose a surrender of a patent.
Shelston IP
Courts are realistic in determining whether extensions of opposition deadlines are warranted.
Bennett & Philp Lawyers
This article provides four practical tips on how to ensure that you avoid these intellectual property mistakes.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
State of the Art provides a comprehensive overview of key IP considerations which are impacting the Australian market.
Davies Collison Cave
Consorzio di Tutela della Denominazione di Origine Controllata Prosecco (the Applicant) sought to register "Prosecco" as a Geographical Indication (GI) in Singapore for wines originating from certain areas of Italy.
Davies Collison Cave
In Australian/New Zealand trade mark opposition proceedings, if an Opponent's prior registered trade mark is held to be similar to the opposed mark and to cover similar goods/services as those of the Opposed mark, ...
Shelston IP
The IOC's proactive approach toward brand protection of the Olympic image will also assist to prevent brand dilution.
Shelston IP
Patents around the world generally have 20 year terms, calculated from the filing date for convention application.
Spruson & Ferguson
Sections 3.12.1.8, 3.12.2.1 and 3.12.2.2 of the Australian Patent Examiners Manual have been updated.
Davies Collison Cave
Biotechnology inventions have proven to be a mine-field for patentable subject matter in recent years.
Davies Collison Cave
Two words synonymous with music history and folklore.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
All registrants of a .au domain names need to comply with new licensing rules & understand how they can be affected.
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