Trademarks: Gold Coast Titans vs Canterbury Titans

[ insert obligatory Clash of the Titans headline, although this is more a David v Goliath story‚Ķ ] vs Are these logos deceptively similar? I was asked for a comment yesterday about a story that the Rugby Leage team the Gold Coast Titans have opposed the registration of a trademark by the Canterbury Titans, an Read more about Trademarks: Gold Coast Titans vs Canterbury Titans[…]

ContestedFooty.com receives cease and desist from AFL

[ Reposted from the EFA site. ] ContestedFooty.com, an AFL commentary blog run by some university students in Melbourne, has received a Cease & Desist letter from the AFL. The AFL allege that the blog infringes their intellectual property rights – both the trademarks and the copyright in the AFL and team logos and names. Read more about ContestedFooty.com receives cease and desist from AFL[…]

DFAT briefing on the current state of ACTA

dfat, acta, copyright, enforcement, trademark, treaty Today I attended a briefing session on ACTA hosted by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). I felt it was a good meeting, and I really got the sense that DFAT were interested in public participation. There was a good deal of frustration on both sides Read more about DFAT briefing on the current state of ACTA[…]

Marvel v Cryptic – the hypothetical Australian position

marvel, cryptic, copyright, trademark, city of heroes NCSoft and Cryptic Studios are the creators of a popular Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG) in which players create superheroes and do battle with the forces of evil. Marvel are publishers of comic books, one of the two production houses credited with creating, or at least Read more about Marvel v Cryptic – the hypothetical Australian position[…]