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Dyno Nobel feud with Orica over detonation device patents blows up
Intellectual Property 2022-05-16 2:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two of the world’s largest manufacturers of explosives have taken their fight over three patents for a detonation device to the Federal Court. In proceedings […]

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Mother drink maker wins stay of trade mark loss, but must swallow costs
Intellectual Property 2022-04-26 2:53 pm By Sam Matthews

The maker of Mother brand energy drinks has won a stay of a judge’s decision to remove one of its trade marks for non-use, but […]

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Anatomy of a bunny: Kmart defends plush rabbit in Jellycat’s knockoff suit
Intellectual Property 2022-04-11 3:11 pm By Sam Matthews

Kmart Australia and toy manufacturer Headstart International have hit back at Jellycat in a suit claiming they are selling ‘Bashful Bunny’ knockoffs, arguing the shape […]

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Energy Beverages tries to revive ‘Mother’ trade marks
Appeals 2022-03-08 3:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The maker of Mother brand energy drinks has filed an appeal challenging a judge’s decision to remove two of its registered ‘Mother’ trade marks for […]

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Bayer tries to revive patent term extension for contraceptive drug
Intellectual Property 2022-03-03 10:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bayer says the patents office was wrong to quash an extension for its patent covering an oral contraceptive on the grounds that its application should […]

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Judge trashes Energy Beverages’ ‘Mother’ trade marks
Intellectual Property 2022-02-22 5:56 pm By Sam Matthews

Energy Beverages, which makes Mother brand energy drinks, has failed to convince a judge that two of its ‘Mother’ trade marks should not be removed […]

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IP Australia puts kibosh on extension for Bayer’s contraceptive patent
Intellectual Property 2022-02-08 10:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

IP Australia has quashed an extension for a patent covering a Bayer oral contraceptive, saying the extension should have been calculated based on a drug […]

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Novartis unit Sandoz sues to revoke Bayer’s patents for blood thinner Xarelto
Intellectual Property 2021-11-23 3:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Generic drug maker Sandoz AG has filed proceedings seeking the revocation of two patents registered in Australia by German pharmaceutical giant Bayer covering its top-selling […]

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Monster Energy takes PepsiCo to court over ‘Monster Munch’ trade mark
Intellectual Property 2021-09-07 11:48 am By Sam Matthews

Monster Energy has instituted court proceedings against PepsiCo after failing to block the beverage giant from registering the ‘Monster Munch’ trade mark for the iconic […]

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Energy Beverages files ‘Mother’ of an appeal against trade mark decision
Intellectual Property 2021-08-09 10:29 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A high-energy trade mark dispute has gone to the Federal Court after the maker of Mother energy drinks lost its bid before IP Australia to […]

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