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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 Lawyers Australia – Federal Circuit Court – Ita Buttrose

Buttrose & Anor v The Senior’s Choice (Australia) Pty Ltd & Anor [2013] FCCA 2050 (5 December 2013)  Successful application by Ita Buttrose for summary judgment restraining Senior’s Choice from using her name, image or likeness to promote its business.  This case is an example of poor corporate decision making in managing web site content. […]

Trademark Lawyers Australia – Federal Circuit Court – Dolby

Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation & Anor v Kamil [2013] FCCA 1326 (11 September 2013)  Successful application for interlocutory orders by Dolby restraining the release of goods by the Australian Customs Service.  Customs had previously seized, on 2 August 2013, some 6600 DVDs bearing trade marks similar to Dolby’s registered DOLBY, DOLBY DIGITAL and double –D […]