D01. Citation Index

Date Published


Amendments

Allowabililty - Inclusion of Matter not in Substance Disclosed

AMP Incorporated v Commissioner of Patents (1974) AOJP 3224

D10.4

Chris Ford Enterprises Pty Ltd v. B. H. & J. R. Badenhop Pty Ltd (1985) 4 IPR 485

D10.4

Ethyl Corporation's Patent [1972] 89 RPC 169

D10.4

Invacare Corporation [2013] ADO 4

D10.4

World of Technologies (Aust) Pty Ltd v Tempo (Aust) Pty Ltd [2007] FCA 114

D10.4

Allowability - Increasing Scope of the Design Registration

Distillers Co. Ld.'s Application [1953] 70 RPC 221

D10.5


Invacare Corporation [2013] ADO 4

D10.5

Amending a Statement of Newness and Distinctiveness

Reckitt Benckiser Inc [2008] ADO 1

D10.2.2D10.6

Time for Making s 28 Amendments

Reckitt Benckiser Inc [2008] ADO 1

D10.2.1

Voluntary Requests to Amend Under s 28

Reckitt Benckiser Inc [2008] ADO 1

D10.2.3​​​​​​​



Assessing Newness & Distinctiveness


Ambit Statements of Newness and Distinctiveness

Reckitt Benckiser Inc [2008] ADO 1

D09.4.3.1

Assessing Declaratory Evidence to Establish the Standard of the Informed User

Apple Computer Inc [2007] ADO 5

D09.4.6.4

LED Technologies v Elecspess [2008] FCA 1941

D09.4.6.4

Review No 2 v Redberry Enterprises [2008] FCA 1588

D09.4.6.4

External Factors

Eredu v Arrmet (OHIM ref: ICD010000024; Apr 27 2004

D09.4.5.2

Proctor & Gamble Co v Reckitt Benckiser (UK) Ltd [2008] FSR 8

D09.4.5.2

Inferring the Impression - Hidden Perspectives

World of Technologies (Aust) Pty Ltd v Tempo (Aust) Pty Ltd [2007] FCA 114

D09.3.2

Presence of Extra Visual Features in Citations

Reckitt Benckiser Inc [2008] ADO 1

D09.3.1

Reckitt Benckiser (UK) Ltd [2008] ADO 6

D09.3.1

Similarities and Differences

Astra Zeneca AB [2007] ADO 4

D09.4.1

Icon Plastics Pty Ltd [2007] ADO 2

D09.4.1

Bitzer Kuehlmaschinenbau GmbH [2015] ADO 1

D09.4.1

Manitowoc Foodservice Companies LLC. [2013] ADO 2

D09.4.1

Sportservice Pty Ltd [2007] ADO 6

D09.4.1

World of Technologies (Aust) Pty Ltd v Tempo (Aust) Pty Ltd [2007] FCA 114

D09.4.1

Standard of the Informed User

Aktiebolaget Design Rubens v Backlund, ICD 461

D09.4.6.3

Apple Computer Inc [2007] ADO 5

D09.4.6.3

Ferrari S.P.A v Dansk Supermarket A/S R0084/2007-2, 25 January 2008

D09.4.6.3

LED Technologies v Elecspess [2008] FCA 1941

D09.4.6.3

Mars UK Limited v Paragon Products BV, Case R1391/2006-3, 25 January 2008

D09.4.6.3

Proctor & Gamble Co v Reckitt Benckiser (UK) Ltd [2008] FSR 8

D09.4.6.3

Reckitt Benckiser Inc [2008] ADO 1

D09.4.6.3

Review No 2 v Redberry Enterprises [2008] FCA 1588

D09.4.6.3

Multisteps Pty Ltd v Source & Sell Pty Ltd [2013] FCA 743

D09.4.6.3

Woodhouse UK v Architectural Lighting Systems [2006] 123 RPC 1

D09.4.6.3

State of Development of the Prior Art Base for the Design

Caroma v Technicon [2008] FCA 1465

D09.4.2

Dart v Décor (1989) 15 IPR 403

D09.4.2

Firmagroup v Byrne & Davidson (1987) 9 IPR 353

D09.4.2

Statements of Newness and Distinctiveness

Reckitt Benckiser Inc [2008] ADO 1

D09.4.3

Amount, Quality and Importance

Hunter Pacific International Pty Ltd v Martec Pty Ltd [2016] FCA 796

D09.4.4

Freedom to Innovate

Bitzer Kuehlmaschinenbau GmbH [2015] ADO 1

D09.4.5

Eredu v Armet (OHIM ref: ICD0100000024; April 27 2004)

D09.4.5

Proctor & Gamble Co v Reckitt Benckiser (UK) Ltd [2008] FSR 8

D09.4.5

Subject-Matter Issues

Microsoft Corporation [2008] ADO 2

D09.1.1

Test for Distinctiveness

Dart v Décor [1989] AIPC 90-569

D09.3

LED Technologies v Elecspess [2008] FCA 1941

D09.3

Wanem v Tekiela (1990) 19 IPR 435

D09.3

Woodhouse UK v Architectural Lighting Systems [2006] 123 RPC 1

D09.3

Test for Newness

LED Technologies v Elecspess [2008] FCA 1941

D09.2​​​​​​​



Assignment, etc. of Designs


Assignee Must be a Person

Purex Corporation Ltd v Vanguard Trading Co (1965) 112 CLR 532

D12.2.2.3

Assignment by a Minor

Chaplin v Lesley Frewin (Publishers) Ltd (1966) Ch 71

D12.2.2.9

D'Ambigou, Andrews v Andrews (1880) 15 Ch D 222

D12.2.2.9

Bankruptcy

Radich v Bank of New Zealand (1993) 45 FCR 101

D12.6.2

Reilly v Commissioner of Patents (1996) 36 IPR 314

D12.6.2

Ceased Designs

Sanofi's Petition for Extension of Term (1981) 51 AOJP 2142

D12.2.2.1

Usines de Melle's Patent (1954) 91 CLR 42

D12.2.2.1

Consequence of Not Registering

Martin Engineering Co v Matflo Engineering Pty Ltd (1987) AIPC 90-430

D12.1.2

Stack v Brisbane City Council (1995) 32 IPR 69

D12.1.2

Effect of Registration

Stack v Brisbane City Council (1995) 32 IPR 69

D12.1.1

Entitlement of Later Registered Owner

George Stack v State of Queensland [1996] 739 FCA 1

D12.2.2.6

Errors in the Assignment Document

Westpac Banking Corp v Dawson (1990) 8 ACLC 681

D12.2.2.2

Knowingly or Recklessly Making False Entries

Reed (Alber E) & Co Ltd v London and Rochester Trading Co Ltd [1954] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 463

D12.1.3

Registration of Other Interests

Haslett v Hutchinson [1891] 8 RPC 457

D12.3.3

Stewart v Casey [1892] 9 RPC 9

D12.3.3

Retrospective Assignments, Constructive Trusts

Black & Decker v GMCA (No 2) [2008] FCA 504

D12.2.2.10

The University of Sydney v ResMed Ltd (No 2) [2008] FCA 1969

D12.2.2.10​​​​​​​



Examination Process

Being 'Satisfied'

Hindi v Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs (1988) 20 FCR 1

D03.9.1

Sportservice Pty Ltd [2007] ADO 6

D03.9.1

Intention to Certify

British Sky Broadcasting v Registrar of Trade Marks (2004) 58 IPR 216

D03.13

Interface with Court Proceedings

Cadbury UK Ltd v Registrar of Trade Marks [2008] FCA 1126

D03.12

Data dot v Alpha MicroTech (2004) 59 IPR 402

D03.12

Novartis v Bausch & Lomb (2004) 62 IPR 71

D03.12​​​​​​​



Extension of Time - s.137


Advertisement of Extension

Kimberly-Clark Corp v Proctor & Gamble Co, (1992) AIPC 90-869

D11.6.2

Balance of Factors Including Full and Frank Disclosure

Kimberly- Clark Ltd v Commissioner of Patents (No 3) (1988) 13 IPR 569

D11.3.5

Sanyo Electric Co Ltd and the Commissioner of Patents (1996) 36 IPR 470

D11.3.5

Beneficial Nature of Section 137

Chalk v Commissioner for Superannuation (1994) 50 FCR 150

D11.3.1

Danby Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Patents and Another (1988) 12 IPR 151

D11.3.1

Norman Stibbard v The Commissioner of Patents (1986) 7 IPR 337

D11.3.1

Sanyo Electric Co Ltd and the Commissioner of Patents (1996) 36 IPR 470

D11.3.1

Scaniainventor v Commissioner of Patents (1981) 36 ALR 101; 54 FLR 367

D11.3.1

Burden of Proof

Sanyo Electric Co Ltd and the Commissioner of Patents (1996) 36 IPR 470

D11.3.2

Change of Ownership

Reilly v Commissioner of Patents (1996) 36 IPR 314

D11.4.2

The University of Newcastle Research Associates Limited [2001] APO 64

D11.4.2

Circumstances Beyond Control

Abbott & Lamb Pty Ltd v. Registrar of Trade Marks (1991) AIPC 90-806

D11.3.6

Board of Control of Michigan Technological University v. Deputy Commissioner (1982) AIPC 90-005

D11.3.6

Jiejing Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Patents & Ors (1995) AIPC 91-144

D11.3.6

Reilly v Commissioner of Patents (1996) 36 IPR 314

D11.3.6

Rohrmoster v. Registrar of Trade Marks (1987) 7 IPR 551

D11.3.6

Solar Mesh Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Patents (1995) AIPC 91-138

D11.3.6

Vrubel v Upham (1996) 36 IPR 220

D11.3.6

Delay

Sanyo Electric Co Ltd and the Commissioner of Patents (1996) 36 IPR 470

D11.5.5

Error Must Be Causally Linked to Failure to do Relevant Act

Kimberly- Clark Ltd v Commissioner of Patents (No 3) (1988) 13 IPR 569

D11.3.4

Error or Omission by the Registrar

Chalk v Commissioner for Superannuation (1994) 50 FCR 150

D11.2

Jiejing Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Patents & Ors (1995) AIPC 91-144

D11.2.1
D11.2.2

Max-Planck-Gesellschaft Zur Forderung Der Wissenschaften E.V. and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc v Amgen, Inc [1997] APO 69

D11.2.1

R Thomas & A Garnham v Jeijing Pty Ltd (1994) 29 IPR 441

D11.2.1
D11.2.2

Extensions Granted Under the Designs Act 1906

Ford Motor Company of Australia Ltd v Stephen Campbell of All Crash Parts Pty Ltd [2006] ADO 1

D11.9.2

Harrison v Theo [1998] ADO 2

D11.9.2

HRC Project Design Pty Ltd v Orford Pty Ltd [1997] APO 12; (1997) 38 IPR 121

D11.9.2

Pacrim Trading Co Pty Ltd v Ford Motor Company of Australia Ltd. [2007] ADO 3

D11.9.2

Nature of an Error or Omission

G S Technology Pty Limited v Commissioner of Patents (2004) 63 IPR 9

D11.3.3

G S Technology Pty Limited and Commissioner of Patents and Anor [2004] AATA 1391

D11.3.3

Kimberly- Clark Ltd v Commissioner of Patents (No 3) (1988) 13 IPR 569

D11.3.3

Total Peripherals Pty Ltd v IBM & Commissioner of Patents, (1998) AATA 784

D11.3.3

Protection and Compensation Arrangements

Pacrim Trading Co Pty Ltd v Ford Motor Company of Australia Ltd. [2007] ADO 3

D11.9

Protection Provisions

Sanyo Electric Co Ltd and the Commissioner of Patents (1996) 36 IPR 470

D11.5.6

Registrar's Discretion

A Goninan & Co Ltd v Commissioner of Patents (1997) 38 IPR 213

D11.5.1

British Sky Broadcasting v Registrar of Trade Marks (2004) 58 IPR 216

D11.5.4

Chalk v Commissioner for Superannuation (1994) 50 FCR 150

D11.5.1

Comcare v A'Hearn (1993) 119 ALR 85

D11.5.1

Ferocem Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Patents (1994) 28 IPR 243

D11.5.1

Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs v Bhardwaj (2002) 187 ALR 117

D11.5.4

New Clear Water Pty Ltd v Atlantis Corporation Pty Ltd [2001] APO 48

D11.5.1

Sanyo Electric Co Ltd and the Commissioner of Patents (1996) 36 IPR 470

D11.5.1

Renewal Due Before Design Restored

G & J Koutsoukos Holdings Pty Ltd v Capral Aluminium Limited [2003] APO 28

D11.7.3

International Business Machines Corporation v Total Peripherals [2002] APO 44

D11.7.3​​​​​​​



Identifying the Design


Any Thing That is Manufactured or Hand Made

Altoweb (2002) 55 IPR 656

D04.3.2

Application by TDK Electroniks Co Ltd (1983) 1 IPR 529

D04.3.2

Littlewoods Pools Ltd's Application [1949] 66 RPC 309

D04.3.2

Colour as a Visual Feature

Review No 2 v Redberry Enterprises [2008] FCA 1588

D04.4.6

Smith, Kline & French Laboratories Ltd’s Design Application [1974] 91 RPC 253

D04.4.6

Colour as used in Representations

Reckitt Benckiser Inc [2008] ADO 1

D04.4.6.1

Reckitt Benckiser N.V [2008] ADO 3

D04.4.6.1

Review No 2 v Redberry Enterprises [2008] FCA 1588

D04.4.6.1

Design in Relation to a Product

Clarke's Registered Design [1896] 13 RPC 351

D04.2

Drafting Styles

Review No 2 v Redberry Enterprises [2008] FCA 1588

D04.5.1

Effect of Other Designs on Interpretation

Lockwood Security Products Pty Ltd v Doric Products Pty Ltd (2004) 21 ALR 1

D04.1.2

Pfizer Inc v Commissioner of Patents [2005] FCA 137

D04.1.2

Prestige Group (Australia) Pty Ltd v Dart Industries Inc [1990] FCA 281; (1990)19 IPR 275

D04.1.2

Features not Otherwise Visible

Apple Computer Inc [2007] ADO 5

D04.6.1.8

Functional Purpose

Firmagroup v Byrne & Davidson (1996) 9 IPR 353; (1987) 180 CLR 483

D04.4.4

Indefinite dimensions

Bondor v National Panels (1991) 23 IPR 289

D04.3.5

Brisbane Aluminium v Techni Interiors (1991) 23 IPR 107

D04.3.5

Internal Features as Visual Features

Ferrero’s Design [1978] RPC 473

D04.4.5

Gramaphone Company Limited v Magazine Holder Company [1910] 27 RPC 152

D04.4.5

Nature of Representations

Sportservice Pty Ltd [2007] ADO 6

D04.5.2

Role of a Statement of Newness and Distinctiveness

Reckitt Benckiser Inc [2008] ADO 1

D04.6.1.1

Unclear Representations

LED Technologies v Elecspess [2008] FCA 1941

D04.5.3

LJ Fisher v Fabtile Industries (1978) 1A IPR 565

D04.5.3

Variable Visual Features

Reckitt Benckiser (UK) (2008) 76 IPR 781

D04.4.3

Visual Feature - Shape, Configuration, Pattern and Ornamentation

Kestos v Kempat Ld [1936] 53 RPC 139

D04.4.2

Rollason's Registered Design [1898] 15 RPC 441

D04.4.2

What is a Product

Microsoft Corporation [2008] ADO 2

D04.3​​​​​​​



Prior Art Base


Applied Industrially

Safe Sport v Puma (1985) 4 IPR 120

D07.6.3.5.3

Artistic work

Burge v Swarbrick [2007] HCA 17

D07.6.3.2

Half-Court Tennis v Seymour (1980) 53 LFR 240

D07.6.3.2

Corresponding Design

Norm Engineering v Digga Australia [2007] FCA 761

D07.6.3.3

Water Recreations v Fairmile (1982) 42 ALR 273

D07.6.3.3

Designs Disclosed in Applications

Reckitt Benckiser (UK) Limited [2008] ADO 5

D07.4

Disclosures to the Commonwealth, a State or a Territory

Icon Plastics Pty Ltd [2007] ADO 2

D07.5.3

Stack v Brisbane City Council (1995) 32 IPR 69

D07.5.3

Establishing Publication Date

E. & J. Gallo Winery v Lion Nathan Australia Pty Limited [2008] FCA 934

D07.3.4

Coco v AN Clark (Engineers) Ltd [1969] RPC 41

D07.3.2

Sun-Wizard Holding Pty Ltd v Key Logic Pty Ltd [2017] ADO 8

D07.3.2

Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs v. Pochi (1980) 31 ALR 666

D07.3.4

Exhibitions

Steel & Co Ltd's Application [1959] 76 RPC 411

D07.5.1

Exhibitions - Official or Officially Recognised

Chiropedic Bedding Pty Ltd v Radburg Pty Ltd [2007] FCA 1869

D07.5.1.1

Chiropedic Bedding Pty Ltd v Radburg Pty Ltd [2008] FCAFC 142

D07.5.1.1

Radburg Pty Ltd v Chiropedic Bedding Pty Ltd [2008] HCATrans 412 (5 December 2008)

D07.5.1.1

General Information

LED Technologies v Elecspess [2008] FCA 1941

D07.1

Previous use with Consent

Grundt v Great Boulder Pty Gold Mines Ltd (1937) 59 CLR 641

D07.6.3.5.4

Prior Publication in a Patent Specification or Design

Water Recreations v Fairmile (1982) 42 ALR 273

D07.6.2.3

Publicly used in Australia

Seiller's Application, [1970] 87 RPC 103

D07.2

Unauthorised Disclosures

Allen Hardware Products v Tclip [2008] ADO 8

D07.5.2​​​​​​​



Priority Dates

Convention Applications

Chiropedic Bedding Pty Ltd v Radburg Pty Ltd [2008] FCAFC 142

D06.2.1

Scaniainventor v Commissioner of Patents (1981) 36 ALR 101; 54 FLR 367

D06.2.1

Requirements of the Priority Document

La Soudure Electrique Autogene S.A.'s Application, [1939] 56 RPC 218

D06.2.5.1

Poly-Resin Products Ltd.'s Application, [1961] RPC 228

D06.2.5.1




Publication, File access


Precedent

Magee v Farrell (1986) AIPC 90-296

D14.4.3

Max-Planck-Gesellschaft Zur Forderung Der Wissenschaften E.V. and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc v Amgen, Inc [1997] APO 69

D14.4.3

Secton and Vortoil v Delawood and others (Supreme Court of Victoria, unpublished)

D14.4.3

Who Access is Granted To

Brisalebe v Searle (1994) 30 IPR 91; (1994) AIPC 91-088

D14.4.4

Davies v Eli Lilly & Co. (1987) 1 All ER 801

D14.4.4

Dennis Gravolin and Trailer Vision Pty Ltd v Locmac Holdings Pty Ltd as trustee for Locmac Trust [2007] ADO 7

D14.4.4​​​​​​​



Ownership Disputes

Application by Entitled Persons After Revocation

R v Quinn; Ex parte Consolidated Food Corporation [1977] HCA 62; (1977) 138 CLR 1

D13.5

Cross-examination of Witnesses

Airsense Technology Ltd v Vision Systems Ltd (2004) 62 IPR 409

D13.4.2.4

Airsense Technology Ltd v Vision Systems Ltd (2004) 62 IPR 413

D13.4.2.4

Glass Block Constructions (Aust) Pty Ltd v Armourglass Australia Pty Ltd [2005] ADO 1

D13.4.2.4

Disputes Associated with Recording Assignments

Glass Block Constructions (Aust) Pty Ltd v Armourglass Australia Pty Ltd [2005] ADO 1

D13.3

Hearing and Decision

Allen Hardware Products v Tclip [2008] ADO 8

D13.4.2.5

Costa v G R and I E Daking Pty Ltd (1994) 29 IPR 241

D13.4.2.5

George Stack v Davies Shephard Pty Ltd and GSA Industries (Aust) Pty Ltd [1996] APO 1; (1996) AIPC 91-241; (1994) 34 IPR 117

D13.4.2.5

Overview of Ownership Disputes

Glass Block Constructions (Aust) Pty Ltd v Armourglass Australia Pty Ltd [2005] ADO 1

D13.1

Procedures for Allowing Inspection of an Unpublished Design Application

Brisalebe v Searle (1994) 30 IPR 91, (1994) AIPC 91-088

D13.2.2.1

Davies v Eli Lilly & Co. (1987) 1 All ER 801

D13.2.2.1

Magee v Farrell (1986) AIPC 90-296

D13.2.2.1

Max-Planck-Gesellschaft Zur Forderung Der Wissenschaften E.V. and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc v Amgen, Inc [1997] APO 69

D13.2.2.1

Secton and Vortoil v Delawood and others (Supreme Court of Victoria, unpublished)

D13.2.2.1

Process for Handling s.52 Requests

Somnomed Ltd v Commissioner of Patents [2006] FCA 765

D13.4.2

John Michael Jarvie v Comtec Industries Pty Ltd [2018] ADO 5

D13.4.2

Section 29 Disputes Between Co-Applicants

Application by O’Neill and St George (1994) 30 IPR 637

D13.2.1

Application by Willems, Fritz, et al (1991) 21 IPR 569

D13.2.1

Carroll v Harper (1983) 1 IPR 537

D13.2.1

Lanfranconi's Applications [1936] 53 RPC 317

D13.2.1

Milward-Bason and Burgess (1988) AIPC 90-475

D13.2.1

Novocretes Ltd.'s Application [1936]43 RPC 171

D13.2.1

R&S Trailers Ltd.'s Application [1936] 60 RPC 7

D13.2.1

Stephenson v Donner (1992) 24 IPR 108, (1992) AIPC 90-888

D13.2.1

Tribe v Ranken (1983) 1 IPR 561

D13.2.1

Typical Disputes

Allen Hardware Products v Tclip [2008] ADO 8

D13.4.3

Collymore and Courier Pete Pty Ltd v Metroll Queensland Pty Ltd [2008] ADO 9

D13.4.3

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation et al [1995] APO 16; (1995) 31 IPR 67; (1995) AIPC 91-171

D13.4.3

Eddie Kwan, John Pierre Le Sands and Paul N Van Draanen v The Queensland Corrective Services Commission and The Queensland Spastic Welfare League [1994] APO 53; (1994) AIPC 91-113; (1995) 31 IPR 25

D13.4.3

Glass Block Constructions (Aust) Pty Ltd v Armourglass Australia Pty Ltd [2005] ADO 1

D13.4.3

Pancreas Technologies Pty Ltd v The State of Queensland acting through Queensland Health [2005] APO 1

D13.4.3

Spencer Industries v Collins (2003) FCA 542, (2003) 58 IPR 425

D13.4.3​​​​​​​​​​​​​​