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‘Harry is not Barry’: McDonald’s loses trade mark case against Hungry Jack’s
Intellectual Property 2023-11-16 9:50 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has rejected McDonald’s claim that Hungry Jack’s Big Jack burger infringed its Big Mac trade mark, but found that Hungry Jack’s misled consumers […]

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‘Unjustifiable threats’: TCT Group wins patent revocation, indemnity costs against Polaris
Intellectual Property 2023-04-11 11:54 am By Sam Matthews

TCT Group has won orders revoking two patents for hinges held by Polaris IP as well as indemnity costs, with a judge finding the patentee […]

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Trade mark reputation not relevant in deceptive similarity cases, High Court rules
Intellectual Property 2023-03-15 3:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

The reputation of a registered trade mark and its owner is not relevant in assessing the deceptive similarity of a challenged mark, the High Court […]

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An ‘odd’ result: High Court told reputation can’t be ignored in Botox TM case
Intellectual Property 2022-12-08 4:30 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A contradictor has argued that the High Court must consider the reputation of Botox maker Allergan’s trade marks in a cosmetic company’s challenge to a […]

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As fast food titans go to trial, Hungry Jack’s says its burger ‘clever not deceptive’
Trials 2022-12-05 10:12 pm By Christine Caulfield

Trial in the battle of the buns has begun, with McDonald’s laying out a case for why its rival’s Big Jack burger infringes its trade […]

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End of the road for AI inventions, as High Court rejects patent appeal
Intellectual Property 2022-11-11 6:49 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court will not wade into the global debate over whether artificial intelligence inventions should receive patent protection, letting stand a Full Court judgment […]

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High Court asked to decide if AI can be inventor on patent
Intellectual Property 2022-05-18 1:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has been asked to wade into the debate over whether artificial intelligence can be named as an inventor on patent applications, after […]

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High Court to hear Botox trade mark appeal
Intellectual Property 2022-05-18 3:42 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has granted special leave to a cosmetic company to challenge a judgment finding it infringed Botox maker Allergan’s trade marks by marketing […]

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Judge erred in finding AI can be patent inventor, Full Court says
Intellectual Property 2022-04-14 3:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Court has overturned a landmark judgment which found artificial intelligence can be named as an inventor on patent applications, in a decision which […]

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Court smooths over Botox trade mark dispute with Freezeframe injunction
Intellectual Property 2021-10-13 8:47 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Botox drug maker Allergan has secured an injunction against a Sydney-based cosmetics company which sought to “leverage” the reputation of the well-known injectable to sell […]

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