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Taronga Zoo settles TM case against Sydney rival
Intellectual Property 2018-05-10 2:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Taronga Conservation Society Australia and Sydney Zoo have agreed to settle their legal battle over the use of the name “Sydney Zoo”. The settlement agreement, […]

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Clerical error that gave trade marks to rival must be fixed, court hears
Intellectual Property 2018-05-08 9:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

A 17-year-old error that removed industrial filter manufacturer Vokes as the registered owner of its trade marks was at the centre of a Federal Court appeal […]

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Moccona maker pours cold water on Nestle coffee machine patent
Intellectual Property 2018-05-07 9:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

The company behind Moccona instant coffee has succeeded in its opposition to a patent by rival Nestle’s research and development arm, Nestec, for an automated […]

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Briefly: REA Group wins challenge to realestateasia.com.au TM
Intellectual Property 2018-05-04 11:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

Online property portal REA Group has successfully opposed registration of a trademark for the domain name realestateasia.com.au, with the Trade Marks Office saying the challenged […]

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Kraft can’t sidestep Australian court’s arbitration stay ruling
Intellectual Property 2018-05-04 11:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Federal Court judge has shot down Kraft’s suggestion that his order blocking it from acting further in a US arbitration between it and Bega […]

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Branhaven not ready to give up in bovine gene patent battle
Intellectual Property 2018-05-04 10:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Branhaven will seek court approval to amend the bovine gene patent held by it and Cargill, after the Federal Court sided with a challenge by Meat […]

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Patents for ubiquitous fruit containers are valid, judge rules
Intellectual Property 2018-05-02 11:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

A company that owns two innovation patents covering the produce containers found in grocery stores across Australia has successfully defended the validity of the inventions […]

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Wheelie bin battle rolls into damages phase
Intellectual Property 2018-05-01 11:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

Wheelie bin maker Mastec Australia needs a broad range of evidence to calculate the damages resulting from the misuse of its bin designs by rival […]

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Judge fines software developer $4.3M in copyright battle
Intellectual Property 2018-04-30 11:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Federal Court judge has ordered software development company Sea-Tech Automation to pay $4.3 million in a copyright case over a computer program for a […]

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Judge invalidates Encompass’ software patents
Intellectual Property 2018-04-27 11:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Financial software company Encompass Corp., which lost its patent infringement case against technology firm InfoTrack, and lost its patents in the process, should pay just […]

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