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Vagisil maker wins appeal to halt European rival’s trade mark
Intellectual Property 2021-02-11 3:40 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The maker of Vagisil feminine hygiene products has successfully overturned a ruling that denied its bid to stop a European competitor from registering Vagisan as […]

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Vagisil maker files appeal to halt European rival’s trade mark
Appeals 2020-03-04 9:24 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The maker of Vagisil feminine hygiene products has appealed a ruling that denied its bid to stop a European competitor from registering Vagisan as a […]

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Judge tosses Vagisil maker’s challenge to European rival’s trade mark
Intellectual Property 2020-02-04 11:43 am By Miklos Bolza

The international company behind the Vagisil feminine hygiene brand has lost its bid to stop a European competitor from registering Vagisan as a trade mark […]

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Bendigo and Adelaide Bank appeals loss of 20-year-old trade mark
Intellectual Property 2019-11-29 11:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

Arguing the court was wrong to rule that its trade mark was not inherently distinctive, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank is challenging a judgment that revoked […]

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Fallen star: Walt Disney-owned Star Television loses trade mark
Intellectual Property 2019-11-27 3:45 pm By Hannah Gee

Gaming giant Star Entertainment has succeeded in its application to strip Walt Disney-owned Star Television of its registered Australian trade mark. Star Television, together with […]

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Encompass patents don’t pass muster with IP Australia, despite amendment
Intellectual Property 2019-11-04 5:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

IP Australia has found two Encompass innovation patents that were at the centre of a highly anticipated Full Federal Court ruling on the patentability of […]

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Bean there, done that: Lavazza says it used ‘oro’ trade mark before Vittoria
Intellectual Property 2019-10-22 11:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Italian coffee manufacturer Lavazza has hit back against trade mark infringement allegations by Australian rival Vittoria over use of the word ‘oro’, saying Vittoria’s two […]

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University of Sydney wins IP rights case against ObjectiVision
Intellectual Property 2019-10-02 3:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

The University of Sydney has emerged triumphant in its long running battle over the intellectual property rights of a glaucoma testing device, with the Federal […]

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Bendigo and Adelaide Bank loses 20-year-old trade mark for ‘Community Bank’
Intellectual Property 2019-09-20 10:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has overturned a win for Bendigo and Adelaide Bank in a trade mark battle with NSW-based Community First Credit Union, finding the credit […]

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‘Cranky’ judge set to order ex-Parramatta Council boss, Fairfax to mediation again
Defamation 2019-05-01 6:33 pm By Amelia Birnie

The defamation case of sacked CEO of Sydney’s City of Parramatta Council against Fairfax Media is “susceptible to settlement”, a judge said Wedneday as he […]

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