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Intellectual Property Updates
Intellectual Property Updates
12 December 2018
The Snake Man® loses punt on Sportsbet
Intellectual Property Updates
12 November 2018
Something smells fishy! Don’t let your trade mark go past its used by date
Intellectual Property Updates
24 October 2018
Grave robbery: funeral provider laid to rest by the High Court
Intellectual Property Updates
10 September 2018
IGN editor hit with the Boomstick: plagiarism and copyright
Intellectual Property Updates
24 August 2018
Court of Appeal takes the shine out of MOROCCANOIL
Intellectual Property Updates
20 July 2018
New food labelling laws: are you compliant?
Intellectual Property Updates
21 May 2018
Domain squatter skittled by Skittles®
Intellectual Property Updates
06 April 2018
Whois search at risk, and why it matters
Intellectual Property Updates
21 March 2018
Groundless threats: Stone & Wood bitter over failed appeal
Intellectual Property Updates
08 February 2018
Pacific Rim - Troubled trade deal gets a sequel
Intellectual Property Updates
15 December 2017
The Italian Job - Winery forced to rebrand: geographical indicators and traditional expressions
Intellectual Property Updates
20 November 2017
Melbourne City Football Club’s trade mark ruled “offside”
Intellectual Property Updates
20 October 2017
IP Australia rejects “Manuka Honey” trade mark
Intellectual Property Updates
15 September 2017
Protecting confidential information from digital thieves
Intellectual Property Updates
18 August 2017
Patent infringement - It's on like Donkey Kong: Nintendo sued (again)
Intellectual Property Updates
20 July 2017
If you liked it, then you should have put a trade mark on it
Intellectual Property Updates
06 July 2017
Cyber attacks – is your Board ready?
Intellectual Property Updates
16 June 2017
Tinder swipes left on domain fraudster
Intellectual Property Updates
18 May 2017
Look out for upcoming changes to data use
Intellectual Property Updates
20 April 2017
This time it’s personal: defining “personal information”
Intellectual Property Updates
14 February 2017
Many ways to make your mark: a review of colour, scent, and movement marks
Intellectual Property Updates
25 October 2016
Affairs, driver’s licenses and medical diagnoses – Privacy breaches big and small
Intellectual Property Updates
22 July 2016
Intellectual Property – A Beginner’s Guide
Intellectual Property Updates
21 June 2016
Developing your ‘signature’ in the digital age: a case analysis on descriptive trade marks
Intellectual Property Updates
21 March 2016
That’s not your name: casting light on the ‘Own Name Defence’, under section 122 (1)(A) of the Trade Marks Act 1995 (Cth)
Intellectual Property Updates
17 February 2016
How serious is serious? Mandatory notification of data breaches soon to become a reality
Intellectual Property Updates
13 November 2015
Preparation, prevention and rectification: OAIC releases “Guide to developing a data breach response plan” for public comment
Intellectual Property Updates
21 October 2015
What’s in a Domain Name?
Intellectual Property Updates
23 September 2015
Patents – statin the test: what is an invention
Intellectual Property Updates
26 August 2015
All things bright and beautiful, all creatures great and small
Intellectual Property Updates
19 May 2015
A year on and there’s room for improvement – is your privacy policy Privacy Act compliant?
Intellectual Property Updates
29 April 2015
In synch with IP rights
Intellectual Property Updates
19 March 2015
Compensation awarded in WA revenge case
Intellectual Property Updates
18 February 2015
Protecting your brand in overseas markets: What’s the point?
Intellectual Property Updates
21 January 2015
You don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s gone: protecting your company’s intellectual property assets
Intellectual Property Updates
19 December 2014
Landmark High Court decision: The case of a "five star" cup of coffee
Intellectual Property Updates
24 November 2014
Research Affiliates LLC v Commissioner of Patents [2014] FCAFC 150: Continued Delineation of s 18(1) of the Patents Act 1990
Intellectual Property Updates
22 October 2014
Section 41 of the Trade Marks Act 1995: When is a mark inherently distinguishable?
Intellectual Property Updates
17 September 2014
Names, addresses and lonely hearts: Managing personal information security breaches in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)
Intellectual Property Updates
27 August 2014
Trade Marks and the Internet – Domain Name Disputes
Intellectual Property Updates
23 July 2014
Trade marks in all their glory!
Intellectual Property Updates
18 June 2014
Who remembers a name? Or a criminal conviction? The European Court of Justice upholds the “right to be forgotten”
Intellectual Property Updates
12 May 2014
Is your entity privacy savvy?
Intellectual Property Updates
29 April 2014
Fashion Follies
Intellectual Property Updates
19 March 2014
The Three S's: Security, security, security: your obligations pursuant to the amended Privacy Act and the Australian Privacy Principles
Intellectual Property Updates
21 February 2014
“Privacy open for consultation”: OAIC releases final tranche of Australian Privacy Principles Guidelines
Intellectual Property Updates
12 December 2013
New and “improved” duties – overseas liability: OAIC releases second tranche of the Australian Privacy Principles Guidelines Part Two
Intellectual Property Updates
04 December 2013
New and “improved” duties – social media obligations and opt-outs: OAIC releases second tranche of the Australian Privacy Principles Guidelines Part One
Intellectual Property Updates
05 November 2013
“Privacy open for consultation”: OAIC releases new Australian Privacy Principles Guidelines
Intellectual Property Updates
08 October 2013
Protecting your intellectual property rights against 3D printers
Intellectual Property Updates
09 September 2013
Resolving international intellectual property disputes through alternative dispute resolution
Intellectual Property Updates
13 August 2013
Privacy Amendment (Privacy Alerts) Bill 2013 (Cth)
Intellectual Property Updates
03 July 2013
Public attitudes to intellectual property: insights from the Xbox One backlash
Intellectual Property Updates
17 June 2013
The US decides that human genes cannot be patented
Intellectual Property Updates
04 June 2013
Privacy Amendment (Privacy Alerts) Bill 2013
Intellectual Property Updates
02 May 2013
New important reforms to the Privacy Act
Intellectual Property Updates
30 April 2013
Trouble in (Surfers) Paradise: sun, sand and social media
Intellectual Property Updates
12 March 2013
Making your mark
Intellectual Property Updates
06 February 2013
The High Court allows Google’s appeal
Intellectual Property Updates
12 September 2012
Footy and phones: High Court of Australia rejects the Optus appeal
Intellectual Property Updates
15 August 2012
Tobacco: you can’t use your trade marks here and there is nothing you can do about it
Intellectual Property Updates
26 July 2012
Clean Energy Act and Australian Consumer Law: avoid misleading conduct through carbon tax price increases
Intellectual Property Updates
18 July 2012
ACCC brings misleading and deceptive conduct charges against Apple
Intellectual Property Updates
03 July 2012
Google found liable for misleading or deceptive conduct of third party advertisers in court decision
Intellectual Property Updates
10 April 2012
Customs and Seizure Notices – protecting your brand from counterfeits
Intellectual Property Updates
09 March 2012
The value of trade mark protection for your brand in Australia
Intellectual Property Updates
09 February 2012
Counterfeit protection strategy and protecting your brand
Intellectual Property Updates
08 December 2011
Protecting your confidential information – don’t get taken for a ride
Intellectual Property Updates
03 November 2011
Release of new generic Top Level Domain extensions
Intellectual Property Updates
07 June 2011
‘Great White Shark’ bites back
Intellectual Property Updates
04 May 2011
Patenting human genes – the ongoing debate
Intellectual Property Updates
05 April 2011
Trade mark registration
Intellectual Property Updates
01 March 2011
Cassidy claims copyright
Intellectual Property Updates
01 February 2011
Allen's lollies not so sweet for competitors
Intellectual Property Updates
20 January 2011
Telstra appeal unsuccessful: Computers still incapable of creating original literary works
Intellectual Property Updates
27 November 2010
Internet espionage: domain name hijacking
Intellectual Property Updates
15 November 2010
Can ISP's weather the copyright infringement storm?
Intellectual Property Updates
04 October 2010
Too short for protection – copyright, puns and joint authorship in - Fairfax Media Publications Pty Ltd v Reed International Books Australia Pty Ltd [2010] FCA 984
Intellectual Property Updates
20 September 2010
Don't walk the plank – the relationship between piracy and the doctrine of authorisation
Intellectual Property Updates
03 August 2010
Copyright in source code and digital products
Intellectual Property Updates
30 June 2010
'IPL' - has it had an affect on the law as well as cricketers' salaries?
Intellectual Property Updates
25 May 2010
Muddled French masquerade as Kiwis down under - confusing connotations in trade mark registration
Intellectual Property Updates
27 April 2010
Lavan Legal's Intellectual Property Team