Most Recent
IP Australia can’t swallow Scotch Whisky Association’s opposition to Clyde River mark
Intellectual Property January 17, 2020 10:59 am By Miklos Bolza

The UK-based Scotch Whisky Association has lost its opposition to the Clyde River trade mark for use on alcoholic beverages, with an IP Australia delegate […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Schneider Electric faces patent infringement suit over Clipsal socket outlet
Intellectual Property January 16, 2020 5:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A US communications infrastructure company has filed a patent lawsuit against the Australian arm of French energy tech giant Schneider Electric, which is accused of […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Judge won’t park patent infringement case over City of Melbourne’s vehicle sensor system
Intellectual Property January 15, 2020 10:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

A data services company has failed to put the brakes on a patent infringement case by tech company Vehicle Monitoring Systems over a system used […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

BlueScope tried to protect ‘invalid monopoly’ by withholding trade secrets, judge says
Intellectual Property January 14, 2020 11:55 am By Miklos Bolza

BlueScope’s decision to hide its trade secrets has doomed its patent infringement lawsuit against South Korean rival Dongkuk Steel, with a judge dismissing the case […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Australia to take on EU in battle over Prosecco naming rights
Intellectual Property January 13, 2020 10:25 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian government is exploring potential legal grounds for opposing the European Union’s push to limit use of the name Prosecco to wines produced in […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Hill & Smith employee who jumped ship to face patent claims
Intellectual Property January 13, 2020 8:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

UK-based company Hill & Smith Holdings has won court approval to expand its patent case against Australia-based Safe Barriers Pty Ltd for allegedly infringing its […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Aldi’s ‘wholly descriptive’ trade mark for clothing line revoked
Intellectual Property January 10, 2020 5:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Aldi Foods’ trade mark for one of its clothing brands has been revoked, with an IP Australia delegate finding the mark is “wholly descriptive” and […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Full Court says Oxworks wrongly awarded extra damages in patent suit
Intellectual Property January 9, 2020 5:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has provided clarity around additional damages in patent cases by reducing the penalties liable to be paid by an Australian fencing […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

High Court to weigh in on patent exhaustion in Seiko ink cartridge spat
Intellectual Property January 8, 2020 5:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has granted special leave to cartridge reseller Calidad after the company lost an intellectual property dispute with printer giant Seiko Epson and […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Corrs partner on the hook for security in DNA patent appeal
Intellectual Property January 6, 2020 5:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

A partner at Corrs Chambers Westgarth who successfully opposed a genome editing patent by ToolGen, and a corporate predecessor of law firm Ashurst, have been […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.