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Designer appeals loss after court finds bikini style name not a trade mark
Intellectual Property November 6, 2019 7:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

Women’s fashion designer Pinnacle Runway is challenging a ruling that found a rival’s use of the name ‘Delphine’ to describe a bikini style did not […]

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Encompass patents don’t pass muster with IP Australia, despite amendment
Intellectual Property November 4, 2019 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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Full Federal Court declines to clarify standard for patentability of computer-implemented inventions
Intellectual Property September 13, 2019 10:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A five-judge panel of the Full Federal Court has found two innovation patents by financial software company Encompass Corp. are not a manner of manufacture, […]

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‘We’re not in the realm of snake oil’: AFT appeals Maxigesic judgment
Competition & Consumer Protection August 13, 2019 9:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

AFT Pharmaceuticals has challenged a Federal Court decision that found its Maxisegic ads were misleading and deceptive, saying the judge “set the bar too high” […]

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Copyright Tribunal overstepped with amended Foxtel licence, says Full Court
Intellectual Property June 11, 2019 3:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Copyright Tribunal erred by including rights in a reissued Foxtel licence agreement that fell outside the authority of the licence grant holder, the Phonographic […]

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Reckitt using court to beat competitors, AFT tells judge in spat over Maxigesic ads
Competition & Consumer Protection March 27, 2019 3:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

AFT Pharmaceuticals has accused Nuremol maker Reckitt Benckiser of “happily advertising away” while using the court to shut down AFT’s ads for rival painkiller Maxigesic. […]

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Novel challenge to IP Australia’s building patent grant dropped
Intellectual Property April 8, 2019 8:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

A case simultaneously challenging IP Australia’s decisions to accept, grant and certify an innovation patent owned by one of Australia’s biggest building product companies has […]

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Mylan must hand over authorised generic docs ahead of injunction hearing
Intellectual Property March 25, 2019 8:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

Pharmaceutical giant Mylan has been ordered to hand over documents relating to its proposed launch of a generic version of its cholesterol drug Lipidil to […]

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Judge slams Copyright Agency’s $32.5M interim request from universities as ‘absurd’ and ‘unfair’
Intellectual Property May 9, 2019 2:59 pm By Amelia Birnie

A group of 39 of Australia’s largest universities has managed to avoid paying its full $32.5 million annual fee to Copyright Agency Ltd, while a […]

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Network 10 drops Boss name after legal action by Fairfax
Intellectual Property December 12, 2018 10:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A month after Network 10 vowed to fiercely defend against a trade mark infringement case by Fairfax Media over its new ’10 Boss’ logo, the […]

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