An Australian Intellectual Property Litigation Round-Up from the Commonwealth Courts portal as of 12 October 2012.
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In the past week, the following intellectual property cases were commenced in the week ending 12 October 2012:
|PEG236/2012||Top Plus Pty Ltd||Ausunshine Pty Ltd, East Asia Record Production Company Limited, Emperor Entertainment (Hong Kong) Limited, Hummingbird Music Limited and Universal Music Limited||Infringement – Copyright||Copyright Application made, Directions set for 29 October 2012|
|QUD546/2012||Seven Fields Pty Ltd||Timonsenko Bilicich||Trade Marks||Originating Application Filed, Interlocutory Hearing set for 18 October 2012|
|VID784/2012||Fairlight.Au Pty Ltd||Peter Vogel Instruments Pty Ltd||Trade Marks||Originating Application Filed, First directions set for 2 November 2012|
|PEG239/2012||Top Plus Pty Ltd||Success Australia Group Pty Ltd & Ors||Infringement – Copyright||Copyright Application made, Directions set for 29 October 2012|
|PEG237/2012||Top Plus Pty Ltd||Lucky Emerald Pty Ltd & Ors||Infringement – Copyright||Copyright Application made, Directions set for 29 October 2012|
|PEG238/2012||Top Plus Pty Ltd||Lucky Entertainment Pty Ltd & Ors||Infringement – Copyright||Copyright Application made, Directions set for 29 October 2012|
|SYG2260/2012||Phonographic Performance Company of Australia Limited||TBA||Copyright||Copyright Application made, first court date set for 12 November 2012|
In the past week, the following case developments occurred:
|NSD1335/2012||Estee Lauder Pty Ltd and Make-Up Art Cosmetics Inc.||Target Australia Pty Ltd||Trade Marks||Directions heard on 9 October 2012, Bobbi Brown Professional Cosmetics, Inc added as the third applicant to the litigation|
|NSD1040/2012||Marc Gaetan Nemorin and Marie Ghyliane Nemorin||Amanda Pierre and Allan Webb||Trade Marks||Directions held, further directions set for 31 October 2012|
|QUD455/2012||Ellen G White Estate Inc||Mr Brendan Paul Knudson||Copyright||Directions heard, further Directions set for 10 October 2012|
|NSD1167/2012||Embertec Pty Limited||Energy Efficient Technologies Pty Limited||Trade Marks||Directions heard, further directions and interlocutory hearing set for 16 November 2012|