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IP Australia stubs out British American opposition to Philip Morris cigarette pack patent
Intellectual Property August 23, 2019 8:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

IP Australia has dismissed opposition by British American Tobacco to a patent sought by rival cigarette company Philip Morris that covers a resealable cigarette packet […]

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ACCC challenges court’s dismissal of ‘flushable’ wipes case
Appeals July 29, 2019 4:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has appealed a Federal Court judgment tossing its consumer case against Kimberly-Clark over “flushable” wipes. Justice Jacqueline Gleeson threw […]

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IP Australia stubs out Philip Morris opposition to British American Tobacco e-cig trade mark
Intellectual Property July 24, 2019 8:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

US tobacco giant Philip Morris has failed in its challenge before IP Australia to rival British American Tobacco’s application for a trade mark to be […]

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Condom maker Ansell settles SKYN trade mark spat
Intellectual Property July 17, 2019 1:37 pm By Amelia Birnie

Ansell has settled a dispute with a Perth cosmetic clinic over its proposed registration of the trade mark ‘SKYN Love The Skyn You’re In’, after […]

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ACCC launches safety review of baby sleep products after US deaths
Product Liability July 12, 2019 4:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has launched a safety review of bouncers, rockers and inclined sleep products for babies after at least 74 infant […]

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Law firm mulls Mitsubishi fuel label class action after man wins $40,000 for misleading sticker
Class Actions July 11, 2019 4:07 pm By Amelia Birnie

Mitsubishi Motors is facing a class action investigation over allegedly misleading Triton 4WD fuel consumption labels that were at the centre of an individual consumer […]

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BASF termite control patent invalid, court told
Intellectual Property July 9, 2019 3:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

Sherwood Chemicals wants to exterminate claims alleging it infringed two patents held by US chemical giant BASF for an underground termite control system, saying the […]

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Global textiles giant Simba can peek at IFOTA’s books, judge says
Securities July 2, 2019 3:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Clothing manufacturer IFOTA has been ordered to open its books to shareholder Simba after it raised concerns about IFOTA’s management and financial position. Fifteen per […]

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Aboriginal art supplier fined $2.3M for duping customers with fakes
Competition & Consumer Protection June 26, 2019 1:26 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has fined an Aboriginal art and souvenir supplier a total of $2.3 million after ruling that the Queensland-based company, which is now in […]

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Kraft can stay in peanut butter game while it appeals trade dress loss to Bega
Appeals June 17, 2019 9:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing a dispute between Kraft and Bega over peanut butter trade dress rights has stayed orders barring Kraft from selling peanut butter in […]

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