11-20 of 222 results

Fake online reviews – serving an application for discovery on an overseas company
Insight 30 Apr 2021

Decisions on recent applications brought by Seven Consulting, Allision, and Sydney Criminal Lawyers provide some useful guidance on the principles that will apply when seeking leave to serve an application for discovery on an overseas company. ...

Google v Oracle – a fair stab at APIs
Insight 30 Jun 2021

In a recent decision, the US Supreme Court held that Google did not infringe Oracle's copyright when it took 11,500 lines of functional code to build the Android operating system. The decision upholds the longstanding industry practice of copying this type of code. ...

Repurposing existing medicines – industry to have its say in reshaping Australia's regulatory future
Insight 25 Mar 2021

The Therapeutics Goods Administration (the TGA) is consulting with the public and industry to potentially reform regulatory and reimbursement frameworks, to incentivise the repurposing of existing medicines. Off-label use (where a medicine is used for a disease or medical condition for which it does ...

A new domain: changes to .com.au and .net.au domain name licensing rules
Insight 22 Feb 2021

New rules for licensing .au domain names will apply from 12 April 2021. New registrants, and registrants renewing existing registrations, will be subject to stricter requirements. ...

Another setback for software patents
Insight 22 Feb 2021

Repipe Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Patents (No 3) [2021] FCA 31 (Repipe No. 3) is another setback for computer-implemented inventions. ...

Australian GUI GUIde – design protection for Graphical User Interfaces
Insight 22 Feb 2021

Reform for Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs) has been excluded from the most recent package of Australian design amendments. ...

In-N-Out of court again
Insight 22 Feb 2021

Hashtag Burger Pty Ltd (Hashtag Burgers) has lost its appeal against In-N-Out Burgers, Inc. (INO Burgers) in the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia in a bid to overturn Justice Katzmann's finding of trade mark infringement, misleading and deceptive conduct and passing off. ...

Australian IP 2020 year in review
Insight 03 Feb 2021

Our snapshot of the Australian IP highlights of 2020 and the key developments to watch in 2021, covering: Copyright & Designs; Trade marks; Patents; and Franchising. ...

Escaping IP infringement of renowned handbag
Insight 15 Dec 2020

On 6 November 2020, Australian fashion label State of Escape Pty Ltd ( State of Escape ) – renowned for its 'unique' perforated neoprene handbag – lost its two-year-long battle with Chuchka Bags Pt ...

RCEP: Australia signs largest free trade agreement in the world
Insight 15 Dec 2020

On 15 November 2020, Australia, China, Japan, Korea and New Zealand joined the Association of Southeast Asian Nations ( ASEAN ) to sign the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership ( RCEP ), ...

Refine