Intellectual Property Litigation Round-Up – 9 January 2015

An Australian Intellectual Property Litigation Round-Up from the Commonwealth Courts portal for the week ending 9 January 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
NSD2/2015 Virgin Enterprises Limited Espressoholic Pty Ltd & Ors Trade Mark 3 February 2015

First Directions

NSD11/2015 Brand Developers Limited Mohamed Elkilany & Ors Trade Mark 3 February 2015


Case Developments

File No. Applicant(s) Respondent(s) Type Development
NSD838/2014 Nature’s Care Manufacture Pty Limited Australia Green World Nature’s Care Pty Limited Trade Mark 6 January 2015 Administrative Listing Adjourned – Pre- Hearing

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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 for a leading automotive manufacturer.