Articles

  • Pokemon v Redbubble: the DMCA doesn’t apply Down Under January 21, 2018 war
    Pagone J has awarded Pokémon $1 in damages and 70% of its costs from Redbubble for misleading or deceptive conduct and copyright infringement. An interesting aspect of the case is that Redbubble’s imp …
  • Not a Comedy of Error December 18, 2017 war
    Robertson J has overturned the Registrar’s decision to cancel a number of trade mark registrations for VOKES[1] as errors wrongly made in the Register and ruled they were properly registered in Lamina …
  • EIFY: terms of use December 7, 2017 war
    Clickwrap terms held enforceable, but no compensable loss for breach
  • Safe harbours to be Extended December 6, 2017 war
    The Government has introduced a Bill to extend the class of persons who can claim the benefits of the safe harbour provisions in the Copyright Act 1968 provided in sections 116AA to 116AJ.
  • Copyright And Computer Software December 5, 2017 war
    McDougall J has rejected EIFY’s claim to copyright infringement based on look and feel or structure and sequence
  • My Angel is a …* November 14, 2017 war
    Centrefold Entertainment's registration of CENTREFOLD for adult entertainment services has been revoked as not capable of distinguishing
  • Primary Health Care November 12, 2017 war
    The Full Court has dismissed Primary Healthcare's appeal from the decision rejecting its attempt to register "Primary Health Care" for medical services.
  • auDA Policy implementation review October 29, 2017 war
    auDA Panel is seeking your views on how to implement direct registration of domain names in the .au domain space
  • Losing yourself (again) October 27, 2017 war
    The New Zealand High Court has found the NZ National Party’ 2014 advertising campaign theme infringed the copyright in Eminem’s “Losing Yourself”.
  • IP Amendment (Productivity Commission Part 1 …) Bill – exposure draft October 24, 2017 war
    First round of legislation to implement the Productivity Commission’s recommendations released for comment