REGISTER your trade mark prior to doing business – or risk losing your right to register and use it in China, writes Dr Chris Vindurampulle, Senior Associate, Patent & Trade Marks Attorney, Watermark...

A Sydney lawyer has lost his bid to register the trademark “McKosher”. Mark Glaser, of Scottish-Jewish descent, intended to use the trademark in conjunction with a restaurant.  Glaser’s application...

Vittoria Coffee victory in High Court creates Australian trademark precedent Cantarella Bros Pty Limited, the owner of Vittoria Coffee, has succeeded in obtaining exclusive trademark protection for the...

Dick Smith has appealed the trademark decision that favoured Adelaide-based AussieMite Electronics retailer and food manufacturer Dick Smith has filed an appeal against an administrative decision of the...

Dick Smith has lost the trademark battle to Adelaide-based AussieMite Food manufacturer and electronics retailer Dick Smith has lost the name rights to its version of the popular Australian yeast spread,...

The Australian Made, Australian Grown (AMAG) logo has been formally trademarked in South Korea, in what the Australian Made Campaign is calling a “branding breakthrough” for Australian exporters. The...

Following Facebook backlash over Subway ‘Footlong’ subs failing to meet the advertised size, Subway Australia has issued a statement that the ‘Footlong’ is simply “a descriptive name.” The...

US doctors at the Center for Science in the Public Interest have written an open letter to Walt Disney Co, urging the company to remove its characters from confectionary food products in the United States. General...

Irrewarra Sourdough Bakery, a small business located between Geelong and Colac, has won its case in the Federal Court against food giant Sanitarium over use of the term “granola”. Reportedly, in late...

Thunder Road Brewing, a microbrewery based in Brunswick, Melbourne, has taken Foster’s to court over more than 50 heritage Australian beer trademarks including Victoria Lager, McCracken’s Invalid...