An Australian Intellectual Property Litigation Round-Up from the Commonwealth Courts portal as of 19 October 2012.
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In the past week, the following intellectual property cases were commenced in the week ending 19 October 2012:
|NSD1587/2012||Make-Up Art Cosmetics Inc. and Estee Lauder Pty Limited||Premium Designer Brands Pty Ltd and Lanconi Australia Pty Ltd||Trade Marks||Originating Application Filed|
|MLG1287/2012||Wattmaster Alco Pty Ltd and Elmaco Pty Ltd||Omega Power Equipment Pty Ltd||Trade Marks||Application Filed, Directions set for 11 December 2012|
|QUD558/2012||IPHC Pty Ltd and Yandina Plastics Pty Ltd||Sandvik Mining and Construction Australia Pty Ltd||Infringement||Originating Application Filed, Directions set for 15 November 2012|
|SYG2361/2012||Phonographic Performance Company of Australia Limited||Azafran Catering Pty Ltd||Copyright||Copyright Application filed, First Court date set for 26 November 2012|
In the past week, the following case developments occurred:
|SYG2260/2012||Phonographic Performance Company of Australia Limited||The Martini Lounge and Nightclub Pty Limited||Copyright||Respondents added to the litigation|
|NSD1335/2012||Estee Lauder Pty Ltd and Make-Up Art Cosmetics Inc.||Target Australia Pty Ltd||Trade Marks||Case Management Conference to be held on 9 November 2012|
|NSD1167/2012||Embertec Pty Limited||Energy Efficient Technologies Pty Limited||Trade Marks||1st Cross Claim filed by the Respondent on 16 October 2012, Directions and Interlocutory hearing set for 16 November 2012|
|QUD546/2012||Seven Fields Pty Ltd||Marjia Bilicich||Trade Marks||Interlocutory Application dated 8 October 2012 be dismissed|
|VID611/2012||LOUIS VUITTON MALLETIER||SONYA VALENTINE PTY LTD||Trade Marks||The Scheduling Conference set down for 15 October 2012 be adjourned to 14 December 2012.|
In the past week, the following cases were finalised:
|VID561/2012||Powersource Investments Pty Ltd||Octopus Promotions Pty Ltd||Design||Finalised – Dismissed|