Cybersquatting numbers continue to rise: WIPO reports

19 03 2019

The latest World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) statistics reveal that the number of domain name disputes have continued to climb to record heights, with

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What to do when someone infringes your trademark

23 03 2016

Imagine discovering someone else using your trademark. The trademark, that you have spent hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars developing. What would you do? Estab

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Trademark battle over the shape of Kit Kats

19 01 2014

Confectionery giants Cadbury and Nestle are locked in a battle over, Nestle's attempt to trademark the shape of the humble Kit Kat Chocolate bar. The case was being hear

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New gTLD update

08 06 2013

ICANN's most recent contracting statistics for new gTLDs features: 1137 applicants invited to Contracting 579 applicants responded to Contracting Information Request inv

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Victorian Government Releases ICT Strategy

12 02 2013

The Victorian Government today released its ICT Strategy at a AIIA function in Melbourne. The strategy sees a dramatic altering in the landscape of government ICT delive

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Credit.com.au sells for $18,190.00

13 10 2012

In spirited bidding in today's Netfleet auction, credit.com.au sold for $18,190.00. The purchaser was Bob Olea. The domain was formerly owned by National Credit Insura

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Court clarifies discretion to remove trade marks from register

07 06 2012

In a recent Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia judgment in Austin, Nichols and Co Inc v Lodestar Anstalt [2012] FCAFC 8 the Court clarified the matters to be co

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Optus loses copyright appeal

27 04 2012

Optus has today suspended its  TV Now service, following a successful appeal against its earlier win in which the Federal Court had held that Optus was not liable for co

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auDA Announces 2012 Industry Advisory Panel

21 02 2012

auDA has today announced the membership of the 2012 Industry Advisory Panel. The Panel has been set up to review the structure, regulation and competition in the Austral

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Telstra Wholesale ADSL ‘declared’

21 02 2012

The ACCC today (14 February 2012) announced that Telstra Wholesale ADSL services are now declared under an interim access determination. The determination made under the

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