Recent Cases

State Street Global Advisors Trust Company v Maurice Blackburn Pty Ltd [2022] FCAFC 57 (08 April 2022) (Jagot, Burley and Rofe JJ)


Catchwords:


INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY — copyright and trademark infringement, statutory and tortious claims arising from use of statue in gender equality campaign — where primary judge correctly found that statue had broader reputation in Australia distinct from original use by American financial institution — where primary judge erred by ordering permanent injunction despite dismissing appellants’ claims — cross-appeal allowed in part, appeal otherwise dismissed