Rejection of the word “Yellow” as a Trade Mark

Rejection of the word “Yellow” as a Trade Mark

In a recent decision of the High Court of Australia (“HCA”) in the case Telstra Corporation Limited v Phone Directories Company Australia Pty Ltd [2015] FCAFC 156, the word “Yellow” was denied registration as a trade mark. The HCA held that the mark was not inherently adapted to distinguish the designated goods or services from […]