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Kraft can’t sidestep Australian court’s arbitration stay ruling
Intellectual Property May 4, 2018 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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Merck KGaA takes trade mark battle with rival Merck Sharp & Dohme to Australia
Healthcare April 24, 2018 8:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

German drug company Merck KGaA has filed a massive trade mark lawsuit against US pharmaceutical giant Merck Sharpe & Dohme in Australian federal court, claiming […]

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Rio Tinto subsidiary appeals after IP Australia rejects mining patent
Intellectual Property April 23, 2018 6:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Rio Tinto subsidiary Technological Resources Pty Ltd is appealing a decision by IP Australia to refuse a patent application for a method of separating mined […]

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Gucci, Guess global settlement ends Australia action
Intellectual Property April 20, 2018 11:46 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Iconic fashion labels Gucci and Guess have agreed to a global settlement in their nine-year long courtroom battle over the famed “G” design trademark. The […]

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Writers’ Guild slams “mishmash” of evidence in royalties case
Intellectual Property April 17, 2018 8:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

A barrister for the Australian Writers’ Guild has blasted documents produced by the non-profit Screenrights in a court battle over tens of millions of dollars […]

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Judge orders Hytera to produce US docs in Motorola patent case
Intellectual Property April 4, 2018 3:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge overseeing Motorola Solutions’ patent infringement suit against Hytera Communications has ordered the Chinese company to hand over documents in evidence in the companies’ […]

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Judge rules for Chamberlain in patent case over garage door remotes
Intellectual Property April 3, 2018 11:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has fined two companies for selling garage-door remote controls that infringe three Australian patents owned by U.S.-based The Chamberlain Group. CodeEzy and National […]

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Air France looks to ground “Love is in the Air” copyright case
Intellectual Property March 14, 2018 4:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Air France has denied claims of copyright infringement by the writers of “Love is in the Air”, saying its “France is in the Air” song […]

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Fairfax loses fight to block realestate.com.au trade mark
Intellectual Property March 8, 2018 9:24 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fairfax Media has lost a bid to stop online property advertising company REA Group from trademarking its web address realestate.com.au. In rejecting Fairfax’s opposition and […]

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AstraZeneca resolves Crestor patent spat with Generic Health
Intellectual Property March 1, 2018 7:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

Pharmaceutical companies AstraZeneca and Generic Health have laid down their swords in a long-running patent dispute over AstraZeneca’s cholesterol drug Crestor, two-and-a-half years after the […]

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