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Don't Let Gov't Read Law Into Obscurity, Arthrex Says
The small Florida medical device maker that already persuaded the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that patent board judges are unconstitutionally appointed has torn into [...]
Planning for Independent Development
The story seems to unfold the same way every time, whether the actor is a high-level departing employee or a customer or business partner. When [...]
Fed. Circ. Probes Extent Of PTAB Evidence Production Burden
A Federal Circuit panel seemed skeptical Monday of a patent holder's allegation that the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board disregarded key evidence when it [...]
Ticketmaster Can't Tune Out 'Will-Call' Tech Patent Suit
A Texas federal judge has rebuffed Ticketmaster's bid to wipe out a pair of a rival's patents on ticket sales technology right before the parties [...]
Law Needs A Balance Between Humanism And Formalism
A recent Law360 guest article rightly questions the pretextual pseudo-originalism that permits ideology to masquerade as judicial philosophy, but the cure would kill the patient [...]
This Week in Washington IP: Generic Drug Pricing, Supreme Court Ethics, and Maximizing Regional Economic Growth and Innovation
This week in Washington IP news, the Senate Committee on the Judiciary holds a hearing on Supreme Court Ethics Reform after two Justices have been [...]
Clause 8: Tim Pohlmann on Founding IPlytics and Hosting The SEP Couch
Cellular technology continues to transform the world. That would not be possible without innovative companies investing billions of dollars in research and development (R&D) to [...]
Cruise Software Co. Hits Ch. 11 After Patent Loss To Carnival
A Florida-based maker of cruise line software Monday filed for Chapter 11 protection in Delaware bankruptcy court with over $88.5 million in debt, saying it [...]
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New SEP Regulatory Framework and AI Copyright Legislation Advance in the European Union
On April 27, a pair of legal measures were advanced within the European Union that promise to greatly impact the state of technological commercialization within [...]
Preventing an IP Infection: Clean Room Development Procedure
As I described in my previous article about the protocol for clean room product development, there are often situations where a company has come into [...]
Philips Loses Trade Secret Trial While Getting DMCA Damages
A North Carolina federal jury on Friday said independent service organization TEC Holdings didn't misappropriate any of Philips Medical Systems' trade secrets for X-rays and [...]
Patent Fight Sent To Retrial Over 'Greed' Comments Settles
Pavemetrics and Tetra Tech notified a California federal judge Friday that they had cut a confidential deal to settle litigation over 3D railway-track assessment technology [...]
Masimo Jury Ends Week With Drama, No Verdict, 1 Less Juror
A California federal jury deliberating for the third day on whether Apple Inc. misappropriated Masimo Corp.'s trade secrets to develop pulse oximetry features in its [...]
Ex-NASA Contractor Gets 20 Months In China Export Case
A California federal judge sentenced a former employee of a NASA contractor who smuggled aeronautics software to a sanctioned Chinese university to 20 months in [...]
In Australia, Katy Perry Loses TM Battle To … Katie Perry
A designer in Sydney who uses the name Katie Perry has won a trademark dispute with pop singer Katy Perry in a row that an [...]
Patent Owner Gaps Doom WDTX Suit Against Amazon, Google
Amazon, Google and others have dodged infringement litigation lodged by surveillance company VIAAS Inc., with a Western District of Texas judge holding VIAAS didn't own [...]
AT&T, T-Mobile Agree To Settle Suit Over Senior Ad Campaign
AT&T and T-Mobile have agreed to settle a lawsuit over an advertising campaign the latter company launched last year claiming AT&T bans discounts for seniors [...]
WDTX Jury Sides With LG In Computer Protection Patent Case
Handing a win to LG, a Texas federal jury on Friday found that the electronics company did not infringe patents on technology meant to find [...]
Delaware Jury Clears GoPro In Camera Patent Case
A federal jury in Delaware found Friday that camera maker GoPro Inc. did not infringe on a 360-degree video system patent owned by rival 360Heros [...]
Other Barks & Bites for Friday, April 28: New R&D Center for Semiconductor Tech on the Horizon, European Commission Proposes New Patent Rules, and Ed Sheeran Appears in Court to Address Copyright Infringement Allegations
This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Department of Commerce outlines plans to establish a new R&D Center dedicated to semiconductor technology; the United [...]
PI Firm Asks NC Judge To Limit Depo In Tycoon's Hacking Suit
A North Carolina private investigator accused of aiding a global hacking conspiracy against an airline tycoon has urged a federal judge to limit the line [...]
Google Says Math Warrants Early Win in AI Patent Suit
Google said Friday that a Massachusetts computing startup suing it for alleged infringement "cannot patent math" and should not be able to advance its lawsuit [...]
Bradley Arant Hires IP Partners From Holland & Knight
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP has added two intellectual property attorneys from Holland & Knight LLP to its Nashville office. [...]

Trade Mark Attorneys Australia

Is it time to file a trade mark for your brand name? We are a firm of registered Trade Mark Attorneys that provide expert intellectual property, trade mark attorney and technology law services. If you don’t protect your trade mark, your business can suffer a serious loss in value due to IP theft, loss of reputation, […]


Website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy – What is needed

Website Terms and Conditions of Use (‘Website Terms’)  A Website Terms will apply to every visitor on your website. A website runs on a browser and is information based with a primary objective of supplying content and information about a company or person, products or services or other target market. Your Website Terms set out […]


Inside Wire: Be Smart and Protect your Trade Marks

A Trade Mark is a valuable Business Asset Your brand name or image is your most valuable business asset. It is a critical and valuable asset irrespective of the size of your business. The identity of your goods and services is worth protecting. A registered trade mark gives you the exclusive legal right to use, […]


Consulting with an Intellectual Property Lawyer

Useful Tips to check your IP is protected when Consulting an Intellectual Property Lawyer in Sydney A business should consult with an intellectual property lawyer or patent and trade mark attorney when seeking to protect their intellectual property. It is best to consult with an expert on the most appropriate form of protection. Experts can […]


4th Annual Women in Technology Queensland Summit

Bringing together women across all  industries to share their personal experiences and insights Elements of courage • Cultivating courage • Finding and developing your unique voice • Understanding the role of boundaries • The hidden value of not doing it alone Key concepts of personal leadership • Values as a way of being • Developing […]


Kim Walters – Gold Coast Trademark Attorney

I am an intellectual property specialist and technology lawyer. I am also a registered trade mark attorney with a special interest in protecting brands on the Internet. I work on a fixed fee basis and have the experience to quickly understand your legal requirements: fixed fee provide value and certainty deliver work on a quoted […]


Game Changers Summit Sydney – Emerging Technology

Changing the Game – Sydney, 28 February – 2 March 2017 The Summit will feature innovators from NASA, JPL, USAA, MIT, Bosch, IAG, Downer, Uber, Bluechilli and many others. The Summit is connecting people and industry to come together to discuss what the future holds as technological advancements accelerate disruption across all areas of business. The […]


When Copyright Law Applies

Original Work and Causal Connection for Copyright Law to apply To attract copyright protection, a work must be ‘original’ in the sense that it originates from the creator and is not copied from another person’s work. There must also be a connection between the work in which copyright subsists and the alleged infringing work. If […]


IP Rights for Marketing Mix in Sydney

Successful or value-added marketing is about doing all the “rights”: featuring the right product, tagged with the right price, in the right way to the right customers to create a brand that has a reputation among its customers for delivering a consistent outcome. The introduction of a product in the market requires several critical ingredients […]

Trademarks Businesses Protect in Sydney

Major Types of Trademarks Businesses Protect in Sydney

A trade mark is a sign that identifies a company’s brand to allow the trade mark owner to differentiate its products and services from those of its competitors. Section 17 of the Trade Marks Act 1995 (Cth) refers to the term “trade mark” as a “sign used, or intended to be used, to distinguish goods […]