The latest Part of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal includes the following content: “Passing Off in the UK: A Normal Expansion or an Undue Extension?” – Mohammad Amin Naser; and “Critical Examination of the Concepts of Same Description and Closely Related in Australian Trade Marks Law: What are the Relevant Tests?” – Janice Luck.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal (AIPJ), Australia’s foremost specialised intellectual property law journal. Associate Professor David Lindsay*, is the fourth person to hold the general editorship in the 25 years in which the journal has been published. David took over the role of General Editor in September 2012 from ...more
The latest Part of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal includes the following articles: “Fairness and balance: Lessons from Canada for the proposed Australian law of fair use” – Melissa de Zwart; “Authorisation as accessorial liability: The overlooked role of knowledge” – Joachim Dietrich; and “Trade marks for the design and layout of retail premises” – Ben McEniery. Also included in this Part is a book review from David Brennan of “Code Wars – 10 Years of P2P Software Litigation” by Rebecca Giblin.
The first Part of Volume 23 of the AIPJ publishes the winner and runner up of the 2011 AIPJ essay competition. The winning article was written by Tyrone Berger and examines whether or not an anti-dilution remedy exists in s 120(3) of the Trade Marks Act 1995 (Cth) and whether such a remedy is desirable. The runner up was written by Robert (Bob) Vangenne JD and discusses directions for, and issues with, generic top-level domain expansion. Also included in this Part is an article by Clare Bradin in response to the Senate inquiry into the Patent Amendment (Human Genes and Biological Materials) Bill 2010 and a Topic of Interest from David Brennan and Michael Fraser which puts forward copyright reform options to address the problem of missing or not locatable copyright owners.