IP Update – September 2008 Issue 1

IP Update – September 2008 Issue 1

Foreword

Welcome to the first edition of e-mag for 2008. We have produced a magazine which we hope will keep our readers abreast of the major changes in the intellectual property landscape through the many articles and legislative updates. In addition we have included a broad overview of the firm's activities over the last few months.

We hope that you will find this publication both informative and useful.

In this issue

  • Our Awards
  • Staff updates 2008
  • Appointments
  • Conferences/Events Attended
  • Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane Offices

Case Studies

  • Ajinomoto Co. Inc. v. Nutrasweet Australia Pty Ltd [2008] FCAFC 34 (17 March 2008).
  • Alphapharm Pty Ltd v Lundbeck A/S [2008] FCA 559
  • Nine Network Australia Pty Ltd v IceTV Pty Ltd (2008) 76 IPR 31
  • Elwood Clothing Pty Ltd v Cotton On Clothing Pty Ltd (2008) FCA 447
  • Global Brand Marketing Inc v YD Pty Ltd [2008] FCA 605 (7 May 2008)
  • Nufarm Ltd v. Jurox Pty Ltd [2008] FCA 178 (29 February 2008)
  • Sanofi-Aventis [2007] APO 35 (2 October 2007)
  • T16/2008 – Application no. 761870 Chinese Business Yearbook and Chinese characters

Legislative Updates

  • New Zealand's Patents Bill Tabled