About this NPA
The Intellectual Property National Practice Area (NPA) covers disputes concerning matters such as patents, trade marks, copyright, designs, circuit layouts, plant breeder's rights and appeals from the Commissioner of Patents or Registrar of Trade Marks.
The Intellectual Property NPA consists of three Sub-areas:More on this NPA
- 9 Aug 2018:
University of Sydney v ObjectiVision Pty Limited (No 8)  FCA 1184
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application for leave to amend particulars of quantum - where the proposed amendments seek to change the cross-claimant's damages claim for copyright infringement and breach of confidence from lost profits to a claim for wasted expenditure or, in the alternative, notional royalties - where the amendment is sought after the …
Judge: Burley J
- 8 Aug 2018:
Domino's Pizza Enterprises Limited v Precision Tracking Pty Ltd (No 7)  FCA 1160
Judge: Robertson J
- 7 Aug 2018:
Honest Reveira v Registrar of Trade Marks  FCA 1122
TRADE MARKS - application for judicial review of a decision of the Registrar - where an application for removal of trade marks had been filed - where the owner of the trade marks did not file a notice of intention to oppose within the prescribed period - where the owner sought an extension of time to file a notice of intention to oppose - where…
Judge: Moshinsky J
Latest Speeches & Papers
- 19 Oct 2016:
The nature and function of intellectual property: lessons from Down Under
Presented at the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc by Justice Edelman.
- 9 Sep 2016:
Recent developments in IP remedies
An edited version of speaking notes used in a presentation at the 30th Annual Conference of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc held 9-11 September 2016 by Justice Yates.
- 23 Oct 2014:
Random observations of a Southern Judge or what does sports law have in common with patent law?
Presented at the IPSANZ Dinner, Brisbane.
Form & Rules
The key forms and rules for commencing proceedings in this NPA are:
- Commencing patents, trade marks or copyright proceedings:
- Commencing appeals from the Commissioner of Patents or Registrar of Trade Marks:
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