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Paypal can’t patent AI-powered user recommendations, IP Australia says
Intellectual Property 2023-10-30 3:30 pm By Sam Matthews

An IP Australia has knocked back PayPal’s bid to patent an AI-powered model for making purchase or donation recommendations to online shoppers at checkout, rejecting […]

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Seeley wins removal of Infinair trade mark
Intellectual Property 2023-10-23 10:52 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Air conditioning giant Seeley has won its bid to remove rival Infinair’s trade mark after an IP Australia delegate found the Chinese company had not […]

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Energy Beverages wins fight over Kangaroo Mother trade mark
Intellectual Property 2023-08-24 11:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

The maker of Mother energy drinks has won an appeal of an IP Australia decision, succeeding in its bid to prevent a Victoria-based company from […]

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Block’s point-of-sale invention not patentable, IP Australia says
Intellectual Property 2023-08-14 11:20 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

IP Australia has rejected Afterpay owner Block’s bid to patent a method for adjusting animations to enable a large volume of point-of-sale transactions on mobile […]

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Monster Energy loses challenge to A&E Television’s trade mark
Intellectual Property 2023-07-07 5:42 pm By Gareth Baker

Monster Energy has lost a trade mark tiff with American broadcaster A&E Television, with IP Australia giving the media company the all-clear to register a […]

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Peru sour after failed bid to trade mark pisco
Intellectual Property 2023-07-04 5:07 pm By Gareth Baker

The government of Peru has appealed a ruling that rejected its bid to trade mark the alcoholic spirit pisco, after an IP Australia delegate found […]

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Sour grapes as Champagne growers appeal trade mark decision
Intellectual Property 2023-06-27 4:18 pm By Gareth Baker

The French association representing wine producers from Champagne is appealing a recent trade mark loss to an Australian health retailer, claiming a product being sold […]

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Claws out: Monster Energy appeals loss in trade mark dispute with MuscleTech
Appeals 2023-06-20 5:08 pm By Gareth Baker

Monster Energy has lodged a Federal Court appeal after failing to block supplements retailer MuscleTech from registering a new logo that it alleges is similar […]

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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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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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