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Holding Redlich
Organisations should consider protections under the Copyright Act and Trade Mark Act and the limitations of each.
Davies Collison Cave
A new Australian domain name, .au will be available from 24 March 2022. Australian individuals, businesses, and organisations will be able to register their existing and new domain names in the .au domain name space...
Spruson & Ferguson
Businesses should avoid adopting trade marks that contain elements that indicate well-known trade marks.
ENSafrica
The Australian Registry recently announced that it will launch its .au domain name on 24 March 2022. This extension will allow registrants to obtain shorter and sharper second level domain names...
Spruson & Ferguson
This case differs from usual oppositions, in that it involves a nickname not used as a trade mark by the opponent.
Spruson & Ferguson
Outlined in this article are a variety of important aspects to consider after filing a provisional patent application.
Davies Collison Cave
An inherent tension exists at the nexus between IP and clinical trials arising from the requirements for obtaining patent protection and the disclosure requirements for registration of a clinical trial.
Spruson & Ferguson
Caterpillar successfully appealed a decision to dismiss their opposition to registration of Puma's procat trade mark.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Australian brands that are protected by a defensive registration include Kellogg's, Billabong, the Wiggles and Vegemite.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Companies should take steps to protect their IP rights (including brands) and to exercise good brand governance.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Changes to Australia's registered designs system will protect innovative designs for brand owners and designers.
Spruson & Ferguson
This dispute was a successful opposition proceeding against the Singapore trademark application for "OT TANGO".
Holman Webb
There is a need and demand for patent law reform to allow for the advancement of artificial intelligence in Australia.
Spruson & Ferguson
Recent changes are grouped into seven schedules, with a summary of the most noteworthy changes.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
These amendments are designed to make Australia's designs system more widely available, user friendly and comprehensive.
Davies Collison Cave
In our previous article, we discussed the Designs Amendment (Advisory Council on Intellectual Property Response) Bill 2020 (Cth) that had been introduced into the Australian Senate to amend the Designs Act 2003 (Cth).
McCullough Robertson
Commissioner of Patents is appealing FC decision that an AI system can be listed as a inventor.
McCullough Robertson
Details of the key changes to designs law in Australia and what you need to know.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The Full Court decision clarifies the law in relation to deceptive similarity and what constitutes trade mark use.
Davies Collison Cave
Michael Caine, a Principal of Davies Collison Cave Pty Ltd, has spent many years studying various aspects of Article 4 of the Paris Convention, either as convenor of the IPTA, ...
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