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L’Oreal loses rights to use Elvive trade mark for beauty products
Intellectual Property 2023-06-13 6:00 pm By Gareth Baker

Skincare giant L’Oreal has lost the rights to use a 23-year-old trade mark for branding some of its products, after a competitor successfully campaigned IP […]

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Seven loses stoush with 7-Eleven over ‘7NOW’ trade mark
Intellectual Property 2023-06-08 11:38 pm By Gareth Baker

Seven Network has lost its effort to stop convenience chain 7-Eleven from using a contested logo even though Seven had registered the trade mark first, […]

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Targets of Pokemon’s IP lawsuit were victims of identity theft, court told
Intellectual Property 2023-06-02 3:04 pm By Christine Caulfield

The defendants in a trade mark infringement case by the Pokemon Company were the victims of identity theft and were wrongly named in the suit, […]

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Apple can argue patent invalid because of HP device first sold in 2000
Intellectual Property 2023-06-02 10:21 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Apple can argue an Australian non-practicing entity that claims its patents for a remote entry system were infringed by the tech company’s Touch ID and […]

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Zip wins high-stakes trade mark stoush with Firstmac
Intellectual Property 2023-06-01 11:51 pm By Sam Matthews

Buy now, pay later giant Zip Co has successfully defended a lawsuit over its use of Firstmac’s ‘Zip’ trade mark and won its bid to […]

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Visa’s blockchain payment invention not patentable, IP Australia says
Intellectual Property 2023-06-01 1:43 pm By Gareth Baker

Payment giant Visa has lost an application for a patent covering a way to transfer assets between banks, with an IP Australia delegate saying the […]

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Quorn’s patent application for vegan burger falls apart
Intellectual Property 2023-05-26 11:07 pm By Gareth Baker

Marlow Foods, maker of popular meat-replacement product Quorn, has lost an application to patent a vegan burger that contains a non-egg binding agent, with IP […]

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CSIRO mulls lawsuit over gut-friendly wheat patent
Intellectual Property 2023-05-23 10:35 pm By Sam Matthews

CSIRO has won its bid to access samples of a wheat grain product with increased fibre, as it contemplates a possible patent infringement lawsuit against […]

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Aussie honey producers triumph in trans-Tasman tussle over manuka honey rights
Intellectual Property 2023-05-22 10:11 pm By Gareth Baker

New Zealand honey producers have failed in a lengthy fight with their Aussie counterparts to trade mark the term ‘manuka honey’, with the Intellectual Property […]

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Corrs Chambers not required to disclose involvement in drafting expert report: Full Court
Legal Ethics 2023-05-19 11:36 pm By Sam Matthews

An appeals court has said that while it might be desirable for law firms to disclose their involvement in drafting expert reports, they are not […]

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