Intellectual Property Litigation Round-Up – 20 July 2015

An Australian Intellectual Property Litigation Round-Up from the Commonwealth Courts portal for 13 July to 17 July 2015.

We advise our clients (whether as IP owners or as alleged infringers) and act for them in relation to patent litigation, trade mark litigation, registered design litigation, domain name, plant breeder’s rights, confidential information and copyright litigation.  Contact us here for more information on how we may be able to assist you.

Please note that the information in the tables below is correct as at the date of the posting but is subject to change.  Please check the Commonwealth Courts portal for the current status of any of the cases below.

 

Intellectual Property Cases Commenced

File No. Applicant(s) Respondent(s) Type Details
SYG1949/2015 William Molloy Advance Care Directive Association Incorporated & Ors Copyright 7 August 2015
First Court Date
NSD833/2015 Mundipharma Pty Ltd Alza Corporation Patent 18 August 2015
First Case Management Hearing
SYG1950/2015 Intel Corporation & Anor Swiftintel Pty Ltd & Ors Trade mark 11 August 2015
First Court Date
VID370/2015 Integrity Sampling Australia Pty Ltd & Anor Relevant Drug Testing Solutions Pty Ltd & Ors Trade mark 19 August 2015
First Directions

17 July 2015
First Interlocutory Hearing

SAD226/2015 Bianco Hiring Service Pty Ltd Bianco Construction Supplies Pty Ltd Trade mark 19 August 2015
First Case Management Hearing
VID374/2015 Intellectual Property Development Corporation Pty Ltd Reynolds Consumer Products, Inc Trade mark 14 August 2015
First Case Management Hearing
VID373/2015 SEEK Limited Stephen Fang Trade mark 4 September 2015
First Case Management Hearing

Case Developments

File No. Applicant(s) Respondent(s) Type Development
BRG724/2014 Top Plus Pty Ltd Joo Entertainment Pty Ltd & Ors Copyright 13 July 2015
Directions
Adjourned – Pre-Hearing

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Directions set for 31 August 2015

NSD1019/2014 The New South Wales Bar Association Derek Michael Minus & Anor Trade mark 13 July 2015
Administrative Listing
Adjourned – Pre-Hearing

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Directions set for 7 August 2015

NSD1051/2014 Dallas Buyers Club, LLC iiNet Limited & Ors Copyright 13 July 2015
Administrative Listing
Adjourned – Judgment Reserved

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NSD315/2013 Samsung Electronics Co Ltd & Anor Apple Inc. & Anor Patent 13 July 2015
Administrative Listing
Adjourned – Pre-Hearing

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NSD344/2014 Geneva Laboratories Limited & Anor Prestige Premium Deals Pty Ltd Trade mark 13 July 2015
Directions
Adjourned – Pre-Hearing

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Directions set for 24 July 2015

NSD38/2015 Just Squeezed Fruit Juices (NSW) Pty Ltd Just Squeezed Fruit Juices Pty Ltd Trade mark 13 July 2015
Administrative Listing
Adjourned – Pre-Hearing

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Directions set for 15 December 2015

NSD464/2015 220 Productions Pty Limited National Film and Sound Archive of Australia Not Defined 14 July 2015
Administrative Listing
Adjourned – Pre-Hearing

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Return of Subpoena set for 29 July 2015

NSD48/2013 Gilead Sciences Pty Limited Idenix (Cayman) Ltd & Ors Patent 13 July 2015
Case Management Conference

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Directions set for 24 August 2015

NSD975/2014 Philip Selth in a Representative Capacity for the Members of the Australian Bar Association Australasian Barrister Chambers Pty Limited & Ors Trade mark 13 July 2015
Administrative Listing
Adjourned – Pre-Hearing

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Directions set for 7 August 2015

VID308/2015 The Gillette Company & Anor Alpha Modular Solutions Trade mark 13 July 2015
Administrative Listing
Adjourned – Pre-Hearing

View order here Directions set for 14 August 2015

VID603/2013 Les Laboratoires Servier & Anor Apotex Pty Ltd & Anor Patent 13 July 2015
Administrative Listing
Adjourned – Pre-Hearing

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Directions set for 1 February 2016

NSD673/2015 Lodestar Anstalt Skyy Spirits LLC Intellectual Property 13 July 2015
Administrative Listing
Adjourned – For Hearing

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NSD2537/2013 Clipsal Australia Pty Limited & Anor Clipso Electrical Pty Limited & Anor Trade Mark 14 July 2015
Directions
Adjourned – Pre-Hearing

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Directions set for 8 September 2015

NSD464/2015 220 Productions Pty Limited National Film and Sound Archive of Australia Not Defined 14 July 2015
Directions
Adjourned – Pre-Hearing

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Return of Subpoena set for 29 July 2015

SYG1499/2015 Luvalot Clothing Pty Ltd ACN Desire Fashion Trading Pty Ltd Infringement 14 July 2015
Administrative Listing
View order here
SYG2363/2013 Ahiida Pty Ltd JB Trading Group Pty Ltd Design 15 July 2015
Directions
Adjourned – For Hearing

View order here

Hearing set for 26 November 2015

VID343/2015 Collins House Pty Ltd & Anor Asian Pacific Group Pty Ltd & Ors Trade mark 17 July 2015
Judgment
Adjourned – For Hearing

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NSD251/2014 Warner-Lambert Company LLC & Ors Generic Partners Pty Ltd Patent 16 July 2015
Hearing
Adjourned – Part-Heard

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NSD567/2015 Biomax Technologies Pte Ltd RC Jabiru Agribusiness (Aust) Pty Ltd Copyright 16 July 2015
Administrative Listing
Adjourned – Pre-Hearing
View order here

Directions set for 14 August 2015

NSD628/2015 Vibe Hotel Services Pty Ltd Best Western International Inc Trade mark 16 July 2015
Administrative Listing
Adjourned – Pre-Hearing

View order here

NSD763/2013 Apotex Pty Limited Warner-Lambert Company LLC Patent 16 July 2015
Administrative Listing
View order here

Case Management Hearing set for 30 July 2015

QUD134/2015 Cre8tions Pty Ltd Varsity Developments Pty Ltd & Anor Copyright 16 July 2015
Hearing
Adjourned – Part-Heard

View order here

Part Heard set for 17 July 2015

VID293/2015 Deb Worldwide Healthcare, Inc. Gojo Industries, Inc. Patent 16 July 2015
Administrative Listing
View order here

Case Management Hearing set for 7 August 2015

NSD241/2015 Les Laboratoires Servier & Anor Apotex Pty Ltd Intellectual Property 17 July 2015
Administrative Listing
Adjourned – Pre-Hearing

View order here

Full Court Hearing set for 10 August 2015

NSD247/2015 Les Laboratoires Servier & Anor Apotex Pty Ltd Intellectual Property 17 July 2015
Administrative Listing
Adjourned – Pre-Hearing

View order here

Full Court Hearing set for 10 August 2015

NSD305/2015 Apotex Pty Ltd Les Laboratoires Servier & Anor Intellectual Property 17 July 2015
Administrative Listing
Adjourned – Pre-Hearing

View order here

Full Court Hearing set for 10 August 2015

NSD307/2015 Apotex Pty Ltd Les Laboratoires Servier & Anor Intellectual Property 17 July 2015
Administrative Listing
Adjourned – Pre-Hearing

View order here

Full Court Hearing set for 10 August 2015

NSD346/2015 Actavis Pty Ltd Les Laboratoires Servier & Anor Intellectual Property 17 July 2015
Administrative Listing
Adjourned – Pre-Hearing

View order here

Full Court Hearing set for 10 August 2015

NSD347/2015 Actavis Pty Ltd Les Laboratoires Servier & Anor Intellectual Property 17 July 2015
Administrative Listing
Adjourned – Pre-Hearing

View order here
Full Court Hearing set for 10 August 2015

MLG1308/2015 Cody Haydn Geddes The Institute for Inner Studies Inc & Ors Trade mark 17 July 2015
Directions
Adjourned – Pre-Hearing

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NSD102/2015 TICA Default Tenancy Control Pty Ltd Datakatch Pty Ltd Copyright 17 July 2015
Administrative Listing
Adjourned – Pre-Hearing

View order here

Directions set for 28 July 2015

NSD251/2014 Warner-Lambert Company LLC & Or Generic Partners Pty Ltd Patent 16 July 2015
Hearing
Adjourned – Part-Heard

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NSD272/2014 Dick Smith Investments Pty Ltd & Anor Roger John Ramsey Trade mark 17 July 2015
Directions
Adjourned – Pre-Hearing

View order here

NSD362/2014 Ozemate Pty Limited Roger John Ramsey & Anor Trade mark 17 July 2015
Directions
Adjourned – For-Hearing

View order here

NSD763/2013 Apotex Pty Limited Warner-Lambert Company LLC Patent 16 July 2015
Directions
Adjourned – Pre-Hearing

View order here

VID343/2015 Collins House Pty Ltd & Anor Asian Pacific Group Pty Ltd & Ors Trade mark 17 July 2015
Judgement
Adjourned – Pre-Hearing

View order here

VID370/2015 Integrity Sampling Australia Pty Ltd & Anor Relevant Drug Testing Solutions Pty Ltd & Ors Trade mark 17 July 2015
Interlocutory Hearing

Directions set for 19 August 2015

Finalised Cases

File No Applicant(s) Respondent(s) Type Outcome
NSD458/2015 Zanell Pty Ltd MYOB Technology Pty Ltd Trade mark 13 July 2015
Administrative Listing
Finalised – Discontinued/ Withdrawn

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VID334/2015 First Solar, Inc A.C.N. 107969111 Pty Ltd (formerly Chromagen Solar Australia Pty Ltd) Trade mark 13 July 2015
Administrative Listing
Finalised – Dismissed By Consent

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NSD121/2012 Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd & Anor Generic Health Pty Ltd Patent 16 July 2015
Mention
Finalised – Dismissed

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NSD1564/2013 Facton Ltd & Ors Jia Zhi (John) Xu & Ors Trade mark 16 July 2015
Directions
Finalised – Dismissed

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QUD762/2012 Accor Australia & New Zealand Hospitality Pty Ltd & Anor Liv Pty Ltd & Ors Trade mark 16 July 2015
Hearing
Finalised – Granted/Allowed in Part – Other Orders Made

View order here

View judgement here

 

 

BCSE(Hons) MIP FIPTA

Mark’s academic background is in computer science and electrical engineering. He assists clients in obtaining and enforcing their intellectual property rights in the areas of software, electronics and engineering. Prior to joining Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick, Mark worked with a major Australian car manufacturer within their Current and Past Model Engineering group.