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Full Federal Court
Puts “Honest
Concurrent Use”
Under The

Ceramiche Caesar S.p.A. V Caesarstone Ltd is an appeal by Ceramiche Caesar, holder of the registered trademark CAESAR, against the primary judge’s decision to allow Caesarstone’s application for the trade mark CAESARSTONE on the basis of “honest concurrent use”. ... Read More

Trade Mark
For Mars Petcare
– The Cat Didn’t
Get The Cream

A decision that should give companies “paws” to reflect before attempting to trade mark an “everyday” image. ... Read More

Fresh Options
To Name
Your Domain
With .au Direct

.au direct is an exciting internet domain innovation that is set to augment the suite of Australian namespaces currently on offer, delivering wider choice for business owners. ... Read More

Hints To
Your IP In The
Innovation Age

Managing your IP portfolio is not a one-off task. It is an ongoing undertaking that requires thought, knowledge and attention. We provide a helpful guide... ... Read More

Similarity And
Trade Mark Use
– A Broad View

In the recent decision of Allergan Australia Pty Ltd v Self Care IP Holdings Pty Ltd the Full Court of the Federal Court clarified the law on deceptive similarity ... Read More

Robot Inventors
– Is The World

On 30 July 2021, in Federal Court of Australia case, Thaler v Commissioner of Patents, Justice Beach handed down a ground-breaking decision ... Read More

Copycatting – Can
Changes To Design
Law Knock Out
Knock Offs?

With the proliferation of designs, inventions and ideas, genuine originality in the innovation era is an exceptional achievement, giving rise to calls for an IP law revamp ... Read More

A Bright Outcome
For A Geographically
Trade Mark

It is well-known that names with geographical significance can be difficult to register. However, a recent success for Brightwater Care Group has shown that the ways in which ... Read More

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