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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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Big Jack dispute between McDonald’s, Hungry Jack’s heats up after mediation fails
Intellectual Property 2021-03-19 7:24 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A dispute is cooking over Hungry Jack’s claim its Big Jack burger has 25 per cent more Aussie beef than the Big Mac, with McDonald’s […]

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Advanta patent lapsed after lawyers sent renewal correspondence to departed employees
Intellectual Property 2020-11-25 4:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Advanta Seeds has been denied more time to pay renewal fees for its patent for a hybrid plant cell after correspondence from its lawyers about […]

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High Court won’t hear Kraft, Bega peanut butter trade dress dispute
Appeals 2020-11-13 4:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court won’t wade into Kraft-Heinz’s intellectual property dispute with Bega after the US food giant came up short twice its battle over the […]

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Hungry Jack’s stands by ’25 per cent more beef’ claim in McDonald’s burger battle
Intellectual Property 2020-10-27 7:25 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Hungry Jack’s is doubling down on its claim that its ‘Big Jack’ burger has 25 per cent more beef than rival McDonald’s ‘Big Mac’, denying […]

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Boehringer appeals win for Merck in parasite patent spat
Intellectual Property 2020-10-13 12:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim will take another crack at opposing a patent application for an injectable anti-parasite drug for livestock by a subsidiary of competitor […]

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Delegate deflates Ann Taylor’s opposition to Nike’s ‘Aeroloft’ trade mark
Intellectual Property 2020-10-12 1:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

US women’s clothing retailer Ann Taylor has come up short in its opposition to Nike’s bid to register the ‘Aeroloft’ mark for its brand of […]

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‘Battle of the burgers’: McDonald’s fires up claim over cheeky Hungry Jack’s ad
Intellectual Property 2020-10-02 11:18 am By Miklos Bolza

Fast food giant McDonald’s will expand its lawsuit against rival Hungry Jack’s to bring a misleading and deceptive conduct allegation over an ad that claims […]

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What’s the big deal? Hungry Jack’s stands by ‘Big Jack’ burger in face of McDonald’s suit
Intellectual Property 2020-09-25 9:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

Hungry Jack’s is defending its ‘Big Jack’ against trade mark infringement claims by US fast-food chain McDonald’s, saying the burger’s moniker incorporates its founder’s name […]

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Judge shuts down Boehringer challenge to Merck Sharp & Dohme parasite patent
Intellectual Property 2020-09-24 1:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

Pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim has failed in its Federal Court challenge to a patent application for an injectable anti-parasite drug for livestock by a subsidiary […]

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