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IP Australia appeals loss in Aristocrat gaming methods patent case
Aristocrat Technologies July 21, 2020 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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Aristocrat overdid it with expert evidence in patent case, court says
Intellectual Property July 13, 2020 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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The house wins: Aristocrat beats out IP Australia in fight over slot machine patents
Intellectual Property June 5, 2020 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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Bega did not waive legal professional privilege by probing cancer-stricken witness
Intellectual Property March 9, 2020 12:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

Fonterra Brands has been blocked from accessing documents recording a witness statement made and later disputed by Bega’s executive chairman, in a dispute between the […]

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SNF, BASF resolve remaining patent dispute
Intellectual Property November 11, 2019 10:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Global chemicals giant SNF has dropped its case against rival BASF over a lucrative mining patent, the last of numerous Federal Court disputes between the […]

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Aristocrat goes head to head with IP Australia over patentability of slot machine
Intellectual Property September 2, 2019 9:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Gaming giant Aristocrat Technologies told a court that if its Lightning Link slot machine was a physical game there would be no doubt about its […]

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Judge crushes Monster Energy’s opposition to monster wheel trade marks
Intellectual Property June 21, 2019 10:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has allowed a company associated with leading tyre retailer Bob Jane T-Mart to register three trade marks for its brand of Monster alloy […]

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Trade mark reputation not a factor in deceptively similar cases: Full Court
Intellectual Property December 4, 2018 8:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge applied the “wrong test” when he considered the reputation of a trade mark in an infringement case alleging the marks of rival meat […]

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Fonterra denied strict confidentiality regime in Bega trade mark dispute
Intellectual Property August 29, 2018 9:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has denied a bid for a strict regime for dealing with confidential information in a lawsuit between cheese giants Fonterra and Bega over […]

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