30 July 2011
After Gallo Winery v Lion Nathan: Does a parallel importer of trade-marked goods infringe the mark?
The High Court in Gallo Winery v Lion Nathan left open the question whether a parallel importer of trade-marked goods uses the trade mark. However the court’s non-use decision has implications for parallel importers. This article seeks to resolve uncertainties about whether a parallel importer infringes the registered mark.