Hills Industries Ltd v Bitek Pty Ltd

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtFederal Court
Neutral Citation2011-0215 FCA B
Date2011
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7 cases
  • Allergan Australia Pty Ltd v Self Care IP Holdings Pty Ltd
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • 22 October 2020
    ...mark from the register in respect of any or all of the goods to which the application relates. See Hills Industries Ltd v Bitek Pty Ltd [2011] FCA 94; 214 FCR 396 at [296] and [305] per Lander J.272 The discretion under s 101(3) is said to be broad and without internal limitation: Pioneer C......
  • Sensis Pty Ltd v Senses Direct Mail and Fulfillment Pty Ltd
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • 24 May 2019
    ...Company GmbH v Aldi Stores Ltd Partnership (2001) 52 IPR 410; [2001] FCA 969 Hills Industries Ltd v Bitek Pty Ltd (2011) 214 FCR 396; [2011] FCA 94 Insight Radiology v Insight Clinical Imaging (2016) 122 IPR 232; [2016] FCA 1406 McCormick & Company Inc v McCormick (2000) 51 IPR 102; [2000] ......
  • Trident Seafoods Corporation v Trident Foods Pty Ltd
    • Australia
    • Full Federal Court (Australia)
    • 20 June 2019
    ...75 IPR 478 Health World Ltd v Shin-Sun Australia Pty Ltd [2010] HCA 13; (2010) 240 CLR 590 Hills Industries Limited v Bitek Pty Ltd [2011] FCA 94; (2011) 214 FCR 396 House v The King (1936) 55 CLR 499 Lodestar Anstalt v Campari America LLC [2016] FCAFC 92; (2016) 244 FCR 557 Macquarie Dicti......
  • Monster Energy Company v Mixi Inc
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • 1 October 2020
    ...UK Ltd v Citigroup Inc (No 4) [2017] FCA 519; 123 IPR 234 at [148] and [169] per Markovic J, citing Hill Industries Ltd v Bitek Pty Ltd [2011] FCA 94; 214 FCR 396 at [208], that where an opponent has a reputation in particular goods or services but that reputation does not encompass the goo......
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  • Trade Mark Infringement - Key Cases from 2011
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 15 March 2012
    ...is required and the judge is not permitted to rely on his or her own impressions or general knowledge. HILLS HOLDINGS LTD V BITEK PTY LTD [2011] FCA 94 The Hills Holdings Ltd (Hills) held a registered series mark (No. 901020) for DGTEC, DGTEK and DGTECH for "digital and electronic prod......

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