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Trademark Lawyers Australia – Full Federal Court – Tamawood

Tamawood Limited v Habitare Developments Pty Ltd (Administrators Appointed) (Receivers and Managers Appointed) [2015] FCAFC 65 (18 May 2015) This was an appeal from a judgment of Collier J finding Habitare, its architects and builder had infringed Tamawood’s copyright in plans for certain project homes. Tamawood had prepared plans for Habitare to use for the […]

Trademark Lawyers Australia – Full Federal Court – Madden v Seafolly

Madden v Seafolly Pty Ltd [2014] FCAFC 30 (24 March 2014) This case reinforces the need to take time to properly ascertain the facts before publishing an allegation and to not over react when responding to such an allegation. The swimwear designer, Leah Madden, had wrongly asserted in September 2010 that Seafolly had copied her […]

Trademark Lawyers Australia – Federal Circuit Court – Tylor

Tylor v Sevin [2014] FCCA 445 (26 February 2014) This is a timely reminder of the risks in not properly sourcing photographic content for use on websites. Ms Sevin uploaded a photograph taken by Mr Tylor for use on her travel agency business to promote Hawaii as a destination. She did not obtain a licence […]

Trademark Lawyer Australia- Managing website content

How effectively do you manage content on your web site? Your web site is the public face and front door to your business, but do you have procedures in place to check for compliance with copyright and trade mark issues? Individual elements of a web site typically involve copyright material. Copyright may reside in most […]