The intention behind why a trade mark is filed is important in determining whether the application is valid.
A recent decision issued by IP Australia provides an important note to trade mark applicants that the secondary signification of words is taken into consideration […]
The “ROKT” case sheds light on how the court will address manner of manufacture issues for computer implemented methods. – Naleesha Niranjan
Naleesha Niranjan reviews a patent infringement case which underlines the importance of construing claims without imparting to them glosses drawn from the specification.
Is the word “contains” construed in an exhaustive sense or in an inclusive sense? Paul Goodall reviews a recent alleged infringement case which sheds light on the use of the word in the context of claims.
Genericide is real. Your trade mark may be well known enough to become a household name, but it may be a step closer to losing its value.
Registered designs are a relatively cost effective and underutilised form of IP protection. Registered designs protect the aesthetic or visual features of a product, in […]
Aristocrat Decisions Provide Some Clarity on Manner of Manufacture of Software Type / IT Inventions ...
Australian Patent Law has typically shown and aversion to ‘pure’ business methods, working directions, mere instructions and the like; these being intangible and incorporeal concepts. […]
In order to understand how to use a trade mark properly, it is important to understand how a trade mark works commercially and legally. Commercial […]