Thursday, 26 March 2015
Casino mogul James Packer will be forced to defend the business name he has used for decades, after a rival hotel group launched legal action against the billionaire’s Crown group over the right to the name “Crown Resorts”.
Friday, 20 March 2015
A Scandinavian men’s underwear company that operates in Australia is calling on the public to vote on whether its business name is offensive.
Monday, 16 March 2015
Unlike Taylor Swift or Katy Perry, most business owners cannot afford the legal hassle and expense of securing trademark rights over descriptive words. Thankfully, building a powerful brand with limited resources is easier than you might think.
Tuesday, 24 February 2015
Small business owner Ian Hamilton has been left devastated, becoming embroiled in a courtroom battle over his business name and concept with a former friend and business partner.
Thursday, 19 February 2015
The New Zealand arm of retail chain Jeanswest has been ordered to hand over $NZ50,000 in additional damages to denim brand G-Star RAW, after selling 63 pairs of jeans modelled on the design of G-Star’s biker jeans.
Friday, 23 January 2015
Pop star Rihanna has won a legal battle against British retailer Topshop, which used her image on a t-shirt without her permission.
Wednesday, 7 January 2015
An Australian restaurant that was accused by a popular London eatery of stealing photos of its food has allegedly responded by telling them to “go f-ck yourself”.
Wednesday, 10 December 2014
Increasing numbers of Australian businesses are becoming embroiled in legal battles in Asia over trademark and copyright issues.
Thursday, 4 December 2014
The Federal Court yesterday rejected Apple’s attempt to own the term “app store”.