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Trendy neoprene handbag not entitled to copyright protection, Full Court finds
Intellectual Property 2022-04-20 6:08 pm By Sam Matthews

An Australian designer of a trendy neoprene handbag sold at high-end department stores has lost an appeal which challenged a judge’s finding that its flagship […]

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Maurice Blackburn prevails in State Street appeal over Fearless Girl
Appeals 2022-04-11 4:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Maurice Blackburn has successfully defeated an appeal of a judgment that found the law firm did not breach the intellectual property rights of US financial […]

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Full Court deals drug companies a blow on patent term extensions
Intellectual Property 2022-03-18 10:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Court has upheld two judgments that shortened patent term extensions granted to Merck Sharpe & Dohme and Ono Pharmaceuticals, finding the extension regime […]

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Jellycat’s Bashful Bunny plush toy ‘hardly a revolutionary concept’, court told
Intellectual Property 2022-03-01 6:18 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A toy designer that has been sued for allegedly copying the design of toy maker Jellycat’s beloved ‘Bashful Bunny’ has pushed back at a request […]

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Maurice Blackburn ‘more savvy than the rest of us’, judge says in Fearless Girl spat
Intellectual Property 2022-02-22 9:21 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A Full Federal Court judge has questioned whether law firm Maurice Blackburn was “savvy” to the origins of New York’s famous Fearless Girl statue when […]

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Maurice Blackburn appropriated Fearless Girl statue for ‘gender equality credentials’, court told
Intellectual Property 2022-02-21 9:06 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Law firm Maurice Blackburn deliberately appropriated the iconic Fearless Girl statue in order to promote its own gender equality credentials, the Full Federal Court has […]

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Manuka honey group in NZ loses fight against ‘Australian Manuka’ trade mark
Intellectual Property 2021-08-05 12:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

A New Zealand-based association representing manuka honey beekeepers has lost its opposition to an application for the ‘Australian Manuka’ trade mark by a Byron Bay […]

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State Street appeals loss to Maurice Blackburn in Fearless Girl dispute
Appeals 2021-06-28 11:59 am By Cat Fredenburgh

US financial services giant State Street has appealed its loss in a lawsuit brought against Maurice Blackburn over the law firm’s use of a replica […]

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‘So much argued over so little’: Judge rejects law firm’s bid for indemnity costs in Fearless Girl case
Intellectual Property 2021-05-31 11:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Maurice Blackburn has lost its bid for indemnity costs after defeating a consumer and intellectual property lawsuit brought against it by US financial services giant […]

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Maurice Blackburn defeats case by State Street over Fearless Girl replica
Intellectual Property 2021-02-25 7:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Maurice Blackburn has successfully defended a consumer law and intellectual property lawsuit brought over its use of a replica of the famous Fearless […]

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