Region: Australia

Trademark classification of virtual goods and services in Australia

IP Australia’s recently published guide confirms that existing trademark protection for real-world goods is not sufficient to cover digital goods of the same description.

07 September 2023

Australia: Courts Clarify Key Components of National Trademark law

Featured in The Trademark Litigation Review 2024

Landmark judgments have  set important precedents regarding what constitutes a trademark, the relevance of a mark’s reputation when determining infringement and the applicability of the Nice Classification.

25 August 2023

Master of your domain: websites, social media and trademark infringement

Businesses may be found liable for trademark infringement if they adopt the wrong email address, website URL, Facebook name or Instagram handle.

11 August 2023

“A step-change for the IP system” – groundbreaking study examines trademark impact of generative AI

IP Australia has published a host of reports focused on the potential impact of generative AI technology such as ChatGPT and Dall-E on the IP industry.

02 August 2023

Revealed: the biggest portfolios in Asia-Pacific

We scrutinise the data to reveal the 50 companies with the largest portfolios in five major jurisdictions.

13 July 2023

Regional associations combating counterfeits in the Asia-Pacific

Featured in WTR Special Report Q2 2023: Spotlight on Asia-Pacific: A guide to strategically navigating the evolving landscape

04 July 2023

Australia: data analysis

Featured in WTR Special Report Q2 2023: Spotlight on Asia-Pacific: A guide to strategically navigating the evolving landscape

04 July 2023

Innovation developments at Asia-Pacific IP offices

Featured in WTR Special Report Q2 2023: Spotlight on Asia-Pacific: A guide to strategically navigating the evolving landscape

04 July 2023

The Asia-Pacific Trademark 50

Featured in WTR Special Report Q2 2023: Spotlight on Asia-Pacific: A guide to strategically navigating the evolving landscape

04 July 2023

Private practice expertise through the WTR 1000

Featured in WTR Special Report Q2 2023: Spotlight on Asia-Pacific: A guide to strategically navigating the evolving landscape

04 July 2023

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