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Trademark Lawyer Sydney – High Court Appeal – Voller

Fairfax Media Publications Pty Ltd v Voller; Nationwide News Pty Limited v Voller; Australian News Channel Pty Ltd v Voller [2021] HCA 27 (8 September 2021) The High Court, by a 5:2 majority, dismissed an appeal by the media companies from a judgement of the Supreme Court of New South Wales where they were found […]

Trademark Lawyer Sydney – High Court – Refurbished printer ink cartridges

Calidad Pty Ltd v Seiko Epson Corporation [2020] HCA 41 (12 November 2020) This case concerned the modification of patented printer ink cartridges for re-sale in Australia. Spent EPSON branded single use ink cartridges with a memory chip (covered by the relevant patents) were modified and re-filled overseas by a Malaysian third party, Ninestar and […]

Trademark Lawyers Australia – High Court – Cantarella

Cantarella Bros Pty Limited v Modena Trading Pty Limited [2014] HCA 48 (3 December 2014) The High Court has handed down its decision in the much awaited appeal as to whether the trade marks ORO and CINQUE STELLE were properly registered by Cantarella for coffee products. The trial judge had previously found the registrations to […]