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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:

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Latest Judgments

  • 20 Jun 2017: Re. Group Pty Ltd v Kazal (No 2) [2017] FCA 698
    Judge: Perram J
  • 8 Jun 2017: Selth v Australasian Barrister Chambers Pty Ltd (No 3) [2017] FCA 649
    INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY - consideration of an application by the Australian Bar Association in the form of the unincorporated association known as the Australian Bar Association and the company limited by guarantee called ABA Australian Bar Association Limited ("ABA Ltd) for declarations and injunctions in relation to the conduct of the respondents…
    Judge: Greenwood J
  • 5 Jun 2017: Cre8tions Pty Ltd v Varsity Developments Pty Ltd [2017] FCA 630
    PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application for dismissal of proceeding - where applicant has failed to comply with orders of the Court - application of rules 5.22 and 5.23 of the Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth) - application for indemnity costs pursuant to rule 40.02 of the Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth) - application for proceedings to be stayed…
    Judge: Reeves J

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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:
  • Form 92 - Notice of appeal (intellectual property)
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