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Maurice Blackburn appropriated Fearless Girl statue for ‘gender equality credentials’, court told
Intellectual Property 2022-02-21 9:06 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Law firm Maurice Blackburn deliberately appropriated the iconic Fearless Girl statue in order to promote its own gender equality credentials, the Full Federal Court has […]

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Aussie fashion designer suing Katy Perry a ‘calculating and dishonest’ witness, court hears
Intellectual Property 2022-02-16 10:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An Australian fashion designer suing Katy Perry over the rights to use the Katy Perry trade mark in Australia is a “calculating and dishonest witness” […]

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Fitness chain F45 loses patents for computer-run workout system
Intellectual Property 2022-02-15 12:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has revoked two patents held by national fitness chain F45 for a computer-run trainer workout system. In a Federal Court lawsuit brought in […]

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IP Australia puts kibosh on extension for Bayer’s contraceptive patent
Intellectual Property 2022-02-08 10:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

IP Australia has quashed an extension for a patent covering a Bayer oral contraceptive, saying the extension should have been calculated based on a drug […]

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High Court asked to weigh in on patentability of computer-implemented inventions
High Court 2022-02-02 10:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

Plumbing company Repipe has asked the High Court to take up its case centred on the controversial issue of patent eligibility for computer-implemented inventions, seeking […]

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Uber loses bad faith case, can’t block medical app’s ‘Uberdoc’ trade mark
Intellectual Property 2022-02-02 9:59 pm By Sam Matthews

Rideshare giant Uber has lost its bid to prevent a Queensland-based healthcare app from registering its ‘Uberdoc’ trademark despite a “high degree of similarity” to […]

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Ugg owner wins IP case against Aussie shoe retailer
Intellectual Property 2022-02-01 6:11 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The maker of Ugg footwear has successfully opposed an application by an Australian shoe seller to register a trade mark containing the word ‘ugg’, but […]

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Nut having it: M&M maker Mars taken to court in trade mark stoush
Intellectual Property 2022-01-27 12:25 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The world’s largest macadamia grower has launched an appeal of an IP Australia decision that found its logo mark was deceptively similar to US confectionary […]

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Federal government pays $20M for Aboriginal flag copyright
Intellectual Property 2022-01-25 2:48 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Australian government has negotiated a historic $20 million deal with Indigenous artist Harold Thomas to acquire the copyright to the Aboriginal flag, following years […]

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Jellycat accuses Kmart of selling knockoff Bashful Bunny plush toy
Intellectual Property 2022-01-20 7:06 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The battle of the bunnies has begun as London-based soft toy designer Jellycat sues Kmart for stocking an alleged knockoff of its eminently popular ‘Bashful […]

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