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Filing a Patent, and Intellectual Property Rights sessions

Research Bites have benefitted from the expertise of Gavin Smith, the University’s Intellectual Property (IP) Officer, over the last 2 weeks. He has delivered two useful sessions, which I’ll summarise. 745 more words


IPcopy's summer round up

The summer holiday period is coming to an end, the kids are heading back to school and for the first time in weeks there’s actually a full complement of co-workers in your office. 332 more words


Case Review: C-530/12 P OHIM v National Lottery Commission

This is the latest decision by the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) in respect of Case T-404/10 National Lottery Commission v OHIM – Mediatek Italia and De Gregorio 1,186 more words

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Changes to the Trade-marks Act

On June 19, 2014 the Canadian government ratified a bill which will modernize our current Trade-marks Act, and with it comes sweeping changes to the methods and processes behind trademark registration and enforcement.  496 more words


The vexed question of “use as a trade mark”

Today on IPcopy we have a guest post from Carmen Champion, an IP barrister in Sydney, on the subject of “use as a trade mark”. 901 more words

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Failures to change corporate names and deliver up infringing material leads to fines for contempt

Peter Heerey AM, QC, Tom Cordiner & Alan Nash
Correspondents for South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia

Note: Where any of the barristers were involved in a case reported below and the matter is still running, or potentially so, the other correspondents have taken the role of reporting that case. 356 more words

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New win in the fight against scam IP renewal notifications

If you have filed a trade mark application in the UK or Europe, the chances are you will have received a letter from one or more companies with ‘Renewal notices’ for your registration. 210 more words

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