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Aldi’s lack of booze rep dooms opposition to ‘Alby’ craft beer trade mark
Intellectual Property September 10, 2019 5:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

Aldi has failed in its attempt to block applications for three ‘Alby’ trade marks filed by a Western Australian craft brewery, thanks to the supermarket […]

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Corner Hotel settles IP dispute with McDonald’s over hipster cafe
Intellectual Property September 4, 2019 1:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement has been reached in an intellectual property lawsuit brought by famed Melbourne pub The Corner Hotel against McDonald’s alleging the fast food chain’s […]

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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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Spruson & Ferguson nabs of counsel from Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
Intellectual Property August 13, 2019 2:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

IP boutique Spruson & Ferguson has lured former Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick patent attorney Ken Bolton to join the firm’s Sydney office as of counsel. Bolton, […]

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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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Aristocrat sues Ainsworth over ‘extensive and deliberate’ theft of slot machine IP
Intellectual Property July 4, 2019 4:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Casino and mobile game giant Aristocrat Technologies has sued rival Ainsworth Game Technology for alleged copyright infringement and breaches of Australian consumer law following the […]

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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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Kraft, Bega to go another round in epic peanut butter trade dress battle
Appeals June 6, 2019 9:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The long-running dispute between Kraft Foods and Bega over who owns the rights to use the signature Kraft peanut butter trade dress in Australia is […]

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Judgment looms in battle over iconic Kraft peanut butter trade dress
Intellectual Property April 30, 2019 10:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Judgment is expected Wednesday in a high-stakes dispute between consumer giants Kraft and Bega over who owns the rights to the signature Kraft peanut butter […]

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