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November-December, 2011 Vol. 101 No. 6 Back to TMR Main Page
Amicus Brief of the International Trademark Association in International Hair Cosmetics Ltd v. International Hair Cosmetics Group Pty
INTA sought to intervene before the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia to make submissions on issues relating to how the courts of New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States have approached the issue of online trademark use and its interaction with domestic trademark rights. The trend in international jurisprudence indicates that, generally, drop-down boxes, currency conversion tools, distribution maps, delivery and a country-specific domain name suffice to amount to trademark use in a jurisdiction.

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