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Judge frowns on Allergan’s ‘Botox’ trade mark lawsuit
Intellectual Property 2020-10-28 7:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Botox maker Allergan has lost a lawsuit that accused an Australian cosmetics company that sells topical creams as an alternative to Botox injections of infringing […]

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Allergan appeals loss in Botox trade mark dispute
Appeals 2021-01-20 5:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

Botox maker Allergan has appealed a court judgment tossing most of trade mark case against an Australian cosmetics company that sells topical creams as Botox […]

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Air France loses bid to limit injunction in ‘Love Is In The Air’ copyright case
Intellectual Property 2020-10-05 4:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has issued a broader injunction barring Air France from using the song ‘Love Is In The Air’ than the one proposed by the […]

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Aristocrat overdid it with expert evidence in patent case, court says
Intellectual Property 2020-07-13 9:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has trimmed the costs the Commissioner of Patents owes Aristocrat Technologies after the gaming giant successfully appealed a ruling rejecting four of its […]

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Judge won’t re-open Love Is In The Air case to hear argument ‘overlooked’ the first time
Intellectual Property 2020-06-25 4:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing a copyright infringement lawsuit against an electronic music duo and Air France over the 1977 disco hit ‘Love Is In The Air’ […]

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IP Australia appeals loss in Aristocrat gaming methods patent case
Aristocrat Technologies 2020-07-21 10:41 am By Cat Fredenburgh

IP Australia has appealed a judge’s decision to allow four Aristocrat gaming patents to proceed to grant, hoping for another victory after winning two high […]

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‘Battle of the burgers’: McDonald’s fires up claim over cheeky Hungry Jack’s ad
Intellectual Property 2020-10-02 11:18 am By Miklos Bolza

Fast food giant McDonald’s will expand its lawsuit against rival Hungry Jack’s to bring a misleading and deceptive conduct allegation over an ad that claims […]

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Media monitor Isentia loses bid to lower interim copyright fees
Intellectual Property 2020-04-23 5:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Copyright Tribunal has dismissed an application by media monitoring firm Isentia to lower per-clip rates payable to collecting house Copyright Agency, rejecting arguments the […]

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The house wins: Aristocrat beats out IP Australia in fight over slot machine patents
Intellectual Property 2020-06-05 10:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

Gaming giant Aristocrat Technologies has succeeded in its appeal of an IP Australia decision rejecting four of its gaming patents, with a judge finding they […]

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‘This case makes no sense’: Judge says ‘Love Is In The Air’ infringed, but no damages owed
Intellectual Property 2020-04-27 1:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has found that an Oregon electronic music duo “flagrantly” copied the 1977 disco hit ‘Love Is In The Air’, but has rejected most […]

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