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In a major update to our regular series, a representative from IP Australia reveals the latest developments to the office's cutting-edge tools and services – and some of those planned for the future.
05 June 2023
An Australian fashion designer who owns a registration for KATIE PERRY has been partially successful in her claims of trademark infringement against an entity related to US singer Katy Perry.
17 May 2023
WTR delves into filing activity in Asia to discuss application trends and the top foreign filers of 2022.
10 May 2023
The decision serves as a reminder that not every use of a mark in branding will be considered use “as a trademark”.
27 April 2023
While Twitter’s chaotic blue checkmark rollout comes under scrutiny, Meta has launched a verification programme that takes a different approach.
03 April 2023
More often than not, if a respondent has no rights or legitimate interests, a finding of bad faith will follow - but not in this decision under the ‘.au’ DRP.
29 March 2023
The decision will likely increase the difficulties faced by trademark owners wishing to deter other traders from referencing their trademarks.
21 March 2023
The evidence strongly suggested that the conduct of the respondents was designed to mislead consumers into believing that they were licensed or otherwise authorised by Pokémon to develop games.
21 February 2023
WTR looks back at major trends in the Asia-Pacific region from the past 12 months.
11 January 2023
WTR’s monthly column tracking trademark and related policy developments, including the progress of major bills, from around the world.
05 January 2023
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