IP Update – September 2010 Issue 9
The September edition of IP Update provides several updates on recent Australian Federal Court decisions. In particular, we consider in detail the important decisions in Larrikin Music Publishing v EMI Songs Australia and Bitech Engineering v. Garth Living. he firm was recently awarded IP Prosecution Firm of the Year by Managing Intellectual Property. We wish to take this opportunity to thank our clients and staff for their continued support in enabling us to achieve this success.
On July 1st, the firm was pleased to announce a number of appointments and we wish all the new appointees well in their new positions. This edition also includes a short exposé on Helen Mutimer, a valued member of staff who is leaving to join CSL as Director of Intellectual Property. We congratulate Helen on her new appointment.
We hope you enjoy the September edition of IP Update, which seeks to provide editorials on the latest cases and developments to keep you abreast of IP news in Australia.
In this issue
- Simulated Flames – A Matter Of Construction
Bitech Engineering v Garth Living Pty Ltd  FCAFC 575
- Calculating The Value of The Hypothetical Bargain: A Substantial Part of “Kookaburra” ? A Substantial Part of “Down Under”
Larrikin Music Publishing Pty Ltd v EMI Songs Australia Pty Limited (No 2)  FCA 698
- Internal consistency provides Fair Basis
The Sunnyfield Association v Cronk  FCA 143