Entries by Colin Cheung

Flagrant trade mark infringers to pay additional damages

Previously under the Trade Marks Act, the monetary compensation that a trade mark registration holder was entitled to, if infringement was established, was either: a monetary sum which represented the damage suffered by the trade mark registration holder due to the conduct of the infringer; or payment by the infringer of the profit it gained […]

Changes to the australian customs seizures process

Beneficial changes for trade-mark owners to the Australian customers seizures process Changes to the Trade Marks Act 1995 which came into effect 15 April 2013, simplify the custom seizure process and more importantly benefit brand owners. These changes now place the initial onus on the importer of seized goods to make a claim to those […]