Foreign word marks can be inherently adapted to distinguish goods for the purposes of the Trade Marks Act 1995, even where the foreign language in question is one which is relatively common in Australia, as demonstrated by the recent Federal Court decision in Cantarella Bros Pty Limited v Modena Trading Pty Limited  FCA 8.
18 Mar 2013
Clayton Utz is proud to be part of a team of supporters that has helped long-term community partner and pro bono client Cerebral Palsy Alliance achieve an important outcome for people with cerebral palsy and their families, with the opening of a new state-of-the-art therapy centre at Allambie Heights in northern Sydney, NSW.
7 Aug 2012
Who is the right defendant? Sometimes you need some information to find out. Dean Jordan, Michael Legg and Mark Wiese look at when you can get the court to help.
12 Apr 2012
New South Wales has introduced new pre-litigation requirements, but whether they go substantially beyond litigation best practice, or how they will operate, is still unclear.
9 Dec 2010
The decision by the European Court of Justice in Akzo Nobel Chemicals Ltd v Commission of the European Communities held that internal communications by company employees with in-house counsel do not satisfy the lawyer/client test.
17 Sep 2010