Tag Archives: copycat packaging

Trade mark owner of PROTOX is all frowns after court decision: What happens if you think someone has copied your trade mark?

Sharon Givoni Consulting Copyright, Trade marks

In Australia, the test for trade mark infringement is whether the use of a mark by another person is likely to deceive or cause confusion among consumers in relation to the origin of the goods or services. This is determined by considering the similarity of the marks, the similarity of the goods or services, and […]

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Close your eyes, and give me the coke bottle

Sharon Givoni Consulting Consumer Law, Food Law, Intellectual Property, Packaging, Protecting ideas, Trade marks

How to avoid legal issues when it comes to packaging Attention all packaging designers, this is for you. Before you launch your new product with shiny new packaging, it is important to consider whether you could be infringing someone else’s trade mark rights, engaging in misleading or deceptive conduct or passing off. In Australia, aspects […]

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