Category: Intellectual Property Law

Should you be using WIPO PROOF for your intellectual property assets?

The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) has recently introduced its new online business service WIPO PROOF, which provides businesses with a reliable way to record the existence of their digital files at a given moment…

The importance of ensuring that your marketing does not breach consumer protection legislation

In 2017 GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis were accused by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission of misleading consumers for over 5 years. The two companies admitted that “Osteo Gel” was marketed as being more effective in…

Kalus Kenny Intelex is moving

We wish to update you on our exciting news!  Kalus Kenny Intelex is moving to 4 Riverside Quay, Southbank. We will be the same firm but, after more than 25 years at the Como Centre in South…

How important are trade marks to your business?

Have you considered how important your trade marks are to your business? Registering your trade marks has many benefits, from protecting your brand, making it easier to deal with infringing goods and services, and adding…

Is your business or industry impacted by parallel imports?

The laws around parallel imports are currently before Parliament for consideration and are likely to change. What is a parallel import? A parallel import is a genuine branded product (not a counterfeit), which has been…

The ACCC is watching!

The ACCC is watching! Do you know your obligations in respect of food labelling? Businesses which import or produce packaged foods and then retail or wholesale those foods into the Australian market must comply with…