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Publications by Michael Handler

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Books

R. Burrell and M. Handler, Australian Trade Mark Law (Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 2nd ed, 2016), 674 + lxxxix pp, https://www.oup.com.au/books/higher-education/law/9780195519648-australian-trade-mark-law

K. Bowrey, M. Handler, D. Nicol and K. Weatherall, Australian Intellectual Property: Commentary, Law and Practice (Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 2nd ed, 2015), 854 + xlviii pp, https://www.oup.com.au/books/higher-education/law/9780195598469-australian-intellectual-property

R. Burrell and M. Handler, Australian Trade Mark Law (Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 2010), 568 + lxxii pp

K. Bowrey, M. Handler and D. Nicol, Australian Intellectual Property: Commentary, Law and Practice (Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 2010), 794 + xxxvi pp

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Edited Collections

K. Bowrey and M. Handler (eds), Law and Creativity in the Age of the Entertainment Franchise (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014), 245 + x pp, http://www.cambridge.org/au/academic/subjects/law/intellectual-property/law-and-creativity-age-entertainment-franchise?format=HB&isbn=9781107039896

K. Bowrey, M. Handler and D. Nicol (eds), Emerging Challenges in Intellectual Property (Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 2011), 240 + x pp, https://www.oup.com.au/books/higher-education/law/9780195575125-emerging-challenges-in-intellectual-property

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Articles in Refereed Journals

M. Handler, 'What Can Harm the Reputation of a Trademark? A Critical Re-evaluation of Dilution by Tarnishment' (2016) 106 Trademark Reporter 639-692, http://www.inta.org/TMR/Documents/Volume%20106/vol106_no3_a1.pdf

R. Burrell and M. Handler, 'Reputation in European Trade Mark Law: A Re-examination' (2016) 17 ERA Forum 85-99, http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12027-016-0419-2/fulltext.html (republished in (2016) 107 Intellectual Property Forum 15-23)

R. Burrell and M. Handler, 'A Requiem for Champagne Heidsieck: Trade Mark Use and Parallel Importation' (2016) 26 Australian Intellectual Property Journal 110-130, http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2803044

M. Handler, 'Grey Skies and Silver Linings: A Critical Assessment of Trade Mark Distinctiveness under Australian Law, Part 2' (2015) 102 Intellectual Property Forum 15-30, http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2803060

M. Handler, 'All That Glitters Is Not Gold: A Critical Assessment of Trade Mark Distinctiveness under Australian Law, Part 1' (2015) 101 Intellectual Property Forum 14-27, http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2803031

M. Handler and R. Burrell, 'Reconciling Use-Based and Registration-Based Rights within the Trade Mark System: What the Problems with Section 58A of the Trade Marks Act Tell Us' (2014) 42 Federal Law Review 91-119, http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2460190

M. Handler, Book Review, 'D. Gangjee, Relocating the Law of Geographcial Indications' (2014) 4 IP Law Book Review 21-31, http://gguiplc.com/the_ip_law_book_review/archive_-_vol_4_no_1_april_2014

M. Handler and R. Burrell, 'Zombie Marks? Ceased Registrations, Failed Applications and Citation Objections under Section 44 of the Trade Marks Act' (2013) 23 Australian Intellectual Property Journal 206-221, http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2212099

R. Burrell and M. Handler, 'Rethinking the Presumption of Registrability in Trade Mark Law' (2012) 38 Monash University Law Review 148-172, http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2212041

R. Burrell and M. Handler, 'The PPSA and Registered Trade Marks: When Bureaucratic Systems Collide' (2011) 34 University of New South Wales Law Journal 600-627, http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2085059

R. Burrell and M. Handler, 'Dilution and Trademark Registration' (2008) 17 Transnational Law and Contemporary Problems 713-755, http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1144362

R. Burrell and M. Handler, 'The Intersection between Registered and Unregistered Trade Marks' (2007) 35 Federal Law Review 375-397, http://flr.law.anu.edu.au/sites/flr.anulaw.anu.edu.au/files/flr/Burrell_Handler.pdf

M. Handler, 'Trade Mark Dilution in Australia?' [2007] European Intellectual Property Review 307-318, http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1398622 (republished in (2007) 70 Intellectual Property Forum 36-49)

M. Handler, 'The WTO Geographical Indications Dispute' (2006) 69 Modern Law Review 70-80 (republished in M. Blakeney (ed), Geographical Indications: Volume III (Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar, 2015)

M. Handler, 'The Distinctive Problem of European Trade Mark Law' [2005] European Intellectual Property Review 306-312 (republished in M. Janis and G. Dinwoodie (eds), Trademark and Unfair Competition Law: Volume II (Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar, 2014)

M. Handler, 'The EU's Geographical Indications Agenda and its Potential Impact on Australia' (2004) 15 Australian Intellectual Property Journal 173-195

R. Burrell and M. Handler, 'Making Sense of Trade Mark Law' [2003] Intellectual Property Quarterly 388-410 (republished in M. Janis and G. Dinwoodie (eds), Trademark and Unfair Competition Law: Volume II (Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar, 2014)

M. Handler, 'Before the High Court: The Panel Case and Television Broadcast Copyright' (2003) 25 Sydney Law Review 391-408, http://sydney.edu.au/law/slr/docs_pdfs/editions/slr_v25_n3_bhc1.pdf

M. Handler and D. Rolph, '“A Real Pea Souper”: The Panel Case and the Development of the Fair Dealing Defences to Copyright Infringement in Australia' (2003) 27 Melbourne University Law Review 381-422, http://mulr.law.unimelb.edu.au/go/27_2_4

M. Handler, 'Internet Domain Names and Trade Mark Law' (1999) 1(1) Digital Technology Law Journalhttp://www.austlii.edu.au/au/journals/DigTechLawJl/1999/4.html

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Chapters in Edited Collections

M. Handler, 'Recoding Famous Brands in Advertising and in Entertainment Products: Case Studies on the So-called Harms of Trade Mark Dilution' in M. Richardson and S. Ricketson (eds), Research Handbook on Intellectual Property in Media and Entertainment (Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar, 2017), pp. 290-315

R. Burrell and M. Handler, 'Registering Security Interests over Trademarks in Australia: Theory and Practice' in J. de Werra and I. Calboli (eds), The Law and Practice of Trademark Transactions: A Global and Local Outlook (Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar, 2016), pp. 197-219

M. Handler, 'Rethinking GI Extension' in D. Gangjee (ed), Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Geographical Indications (Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar, 2016), pp. 146-182, https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2862897

M. Handler and B. Mercurio, 'Intellectual Property' in S. Lester, B. Mercurio and L. Bartels (eds), Bilateral and Regional Trade Agreements: Commentary and Analysis (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2nd ed, 2015), pp. 324-363

K. Bowrey and M. Handler, 'Instituting Copyright: Reconciling Copyright Law and Industry Practice in the Australian Film and Television Sector' in K. Bowrey and M. Handler (eds), Law and Creativity in the Age of the Entertainment Franchise (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014), pp. 140-169

K. Bowrey and M. Handler, 'Franchise Dynamics, Creativity and the Law' in K. Bowrey and M. Handler (eds), Law and Creativity in the Age of the Entertainment Franchise (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014), pp. 3-26

M. Handler and R. Burrell, 'GI Blues: The Global Disagreement over Geographical Indications' in K. Bowrey, M. Handler and D. Nicol (eds), Emerging Challenges in Intellectual Property (Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 2011), pp. 126-144, http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2125818

M. Handler and B. Mercurio, 'Intellectual Property' in S. Lester and B. Mercurio (eds), Bilateral and Regional Trade Agreements: Commentary and Analysis (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009), pp. 308-341, http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1668403

M. Handler, 'Continuing Problems with Film Copyright' in F. Macmillan (ed), New Directions in Copyright Law: Volume 6 (Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar, 2007), pp. 173-195, http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1399195

M. Handler, 'Television Broadcast Copyright: The Australian Experience' in F. Macmillan (ed), New Directions in Copyright Law: Volume 2 (Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar, 2006), pp. 159-178

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Reports

M. Handler, 'Australia and the South Pacific' in M. Senftleben (ed), Study on Misappropriation of Signs, World Intellectual Property Organization Committee on Development and Intellectual Property, Document CDIP/9/INF/5 (14 March 2012), pp. 232-249, http://www.wipo.int/edocs/mdocs/mdocs/en/cdip_9/cdip_9_inf_5.pdf

M. Handler and R. Burrell, Commercialisation and Management of Intellectual Property – Guidelines for Researchers and Research Managers, Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation Report 05/005 (Canberra: Canprint, 2005), 52 + x pp, https://rirdc.infoservices.com.au/downloads/05-005

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Submissions

I. Alexander, C. Bond, K. Bowrey, R. Burrell, G. Greenleaf, M. Handler, D. Nicol, J. Nielsen and K. Weatherall, Submission 505 to Productivity Commission, Intellectual Property Arrangements: Draft Report (3 June 2016), http://www.pc.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0010/201520/subdr505-intellectual-property.pdf

K. Weatherall, K. Bowrey, M. Handler and I. Alexander, Submission to Department of Communications on exposure draft of the Copyright Amendment (Disability Access and Other Measures) Bill 2016 (Cth) (12 February 2016)

K. Weatherall, I. Alexander and M. Handler, Submission 99 to Productivity Commission, Intellectual Property Arrangements: Issues Paper (14 December 2015), http://www.pc.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/194857/sub099-intellectual-property.pdf

R. Burrell and M. Handler, Submission 92 to Productivity Commission, Intellectual Property Arrangements: Issues Paper (30 November 2015)

R. Burrell and M. Handler, Response to Attorney-General's Department, Review of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009, Consultation Paper 2 (17 October 2014), http://www.ag.gov.au/Consultations/Documents/PPSReview/ResponsesToPaper2/PPSReviewConsultationPaper2Response01.pdf

I. Alexander, R. Burrell, M. Handler, E. Hudson and K. Weatherall, Submission to Attorney-General's Department and Department of Communications, Online Copyright Infringement Discussion Paper (1 September 2014), http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2490744 

R. Burrell, M. Handler, E. Hudson and K. Weatherall, Submission 716 to Australian Law Reform Commission on Discussion Paper 79: Copyright and the Digital Economy (31 July 2013), http://www.alrc.gov.au/sites/default/files/subs/716._org_r_burrell__m_handler_e_hudson_k_weatherall.pdf

R. Burrell, M. Handler, E. Hudson and K. Weatherall (initiators and first signatories), Submission 713 to Australian Law Reform Commission on Discussion Paper 79: Copyright and the Digital Economy (31 July 2013), http://www.alrc.gov.au/sites/default/files/subs/713._org_internationalipresearchers.pdf

R. Burrell, M. Handler, E. Hudson and K. Weatherall, Submission 278 to Australian Law Reform Commission on Issues Paper 42: Copyright and the Digital Economy (14 December 2012), http://www.alrc.gov.au/sites/default/files/subs/278.burrellhandlerhudsonweatherall.pdf  

R. Burrell and M. Handler, Submission to IP Australia on exposure draft of the Intellectual Property Legislation Amendment Regulation 2012 (Cth), Sch 3 (1 November 2012)

M. Handler and R. Burrell, Submission to IP Australia on exposure draft of the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Bill 2011 (Cth) (4 April 2011), http://ipaustralia.libguides.com/ld.php?content_id=22168050

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Other Publications

K. Bowrey and M. Handler, 'Medicare Logo Case Shows the Urgent Need to Update Australia's IP Laws', The Conversation, 30 November 2016, https://theconversation.com/medicare-logo-case-shows-the-urgent-need-to-update-australias-ip-laws-69458

Contributor to L. Handler and R. Neal, Mason and Handler Succession Law and Practice New South Wales (Sydney: LexisNexis Butterworths, looseleaf)

L. Handler and M. Handler, Mason & Handler’s Introduction to the Succession Act 2006: The Law of Wills (Sydney: LexisNexis Butterworths, 2008)

M. Handler, Book Review, 'T. Aplin, Copyright Law in the Digital Society: The Challenges of Multimedia' (2007) 32 European Law Review 422-424

M. Handler, 'Lessons from the Google News Controversy', openDemocracy, 16 December 2005, http://www.opendemocracy.net/media-copyrightlaw/google_3130.jsp

M. Handler, 'Internet Domain Names and Trade Mark Law' [1998] Australian Law Students' Association Academic Journal 43-59

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Conference Papers and Seminars

'Cluttering', Trade Marks at the Disciplinary Border: Current Australian Interdisciplinary and Empirical Research in Trade Mark Law, University of Melbourne, 20 February 2017 (with R. Burrell) 

'What Should Constitute Infringement of a Non-traditional Mark? The Role of Trade Mark Use', The Protection of Non-traditional Marks: Critical Perspectives, Singapore Management University, 26-27 January 2017

'Trademark Law and Reputational Harm: The Limits of Antidilution Measures', Faculty Colloquium, University of San Diego School of Law, 16 September 2016

'The Myth of Dilution by Tarnishment', Intellectual Property Law Speakers' Series, Whittier Law School, Costa Mesa, CA, 15 September 2016; and Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 19 September 2016

'Reconciling Copyright Law and Industry Practice in the Australian Film and Television Sector', Corporate Innovation and Policy Seminar, University of San Diego School of Law, 7 September 2016

'Fair Use As an Advance on Fair Dealing: Which Points of Difference Don't Matter, and Which Ones Do?', Comparative Dimensions of Exceptions and Limitations to Copyright, National University of Singapore, 21-22 July 2016

'Non-traditional Trade Marks in Australia: Managing Competition Concerns in the Absence of a Functionality Exclusion', INTA Annual General Meeting, Orlando, FL, 23 May 2016

'What Can Harm the Reputation of a Trade Mark? A Critical Re-Evaluation of Dilution by Tarnishment', Centre for Media and Communications Law (CMCL) and Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia (IPRIA), 2015 IP and Media Law Conference, University of Melbourne, 23-24 November 2015

'Orders for Removal of Trade Marks from the Register and for the Cancellation of Registrations: Unresolved Issues', Federal Court of Australia/Law Council of Australia (Business Law Section), Judges’ Intellectual Property Workshop, Federal Court of Australia, Sydney, 28-29 August 2015

'What Can Harm the Reputation of a Trade Mark? A Critical Re-Evaluation of Dilution by Tarnishment', 6th Annual INTA Trademark Scholarship Symposium, San Diego, 4 May 2015

'A Critical Assessment of Trade Mark Distinctiveness and Descriptiveness under Australian Law', 28th Annual Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ) Conference, Queenstown, New Zealand, 19-21 September 2014, http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2509994 

'Trade Mark Dilution by Tarnishment: A Critical Re-evaluation', University of Auckland Business School, 17 September 2014

'How Non-Legal Conceptions of the Consumer Can Help Trade Mark Law', Can We Test Trade Mark's Image of the Consumer? Interdisciplinary Workshop, Broome, WA, 22-23 August 2013 

'What is the Relationship between Passing Off and Consumer Protection Legislation? What Should it Be?', The Consumer in Trade Mark Law Workshop, University of Sydney, 19 August 2013

'Instituting Copyright: Reconciling Copyright Law and Industry Practice in the Buying and Selling of TV Formats', 5th Annual International Society for the History and Theory of Intellectual Property (ISHTIP) Workshop, Cultural Economy and Intellectual Property, Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris 2), 26-28 June 2013 (with K. Bowrey)

'Trade Marks and Plain Packaging: Lessons from the Australian Experience', VU Centre for Law and Governance, International Lecture Series, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 20 June 2013

'Zombie Marks? Ceased Registrations, Failed Applications and Citation Objections', Institute of Patent and Trade Marks Attorneys (IPTA), Sydney, 26 February 2013; Melbourne, 28 February 2013; Sydney, 4 March 2013; and Adelaide, 12 March 2013

'What Can Harm the Reputation of a Trade Mark? A Critical Look at Trade Mark Dilution by Tarnishment', Faculty of Law, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 4 September 2012

'How Does the Personal Property Securities Act Intersect with IP Laws?', LexisNexis Personal Property Securities 2012 Conference, Sydney, 14 June 2012

'The Personal Property Securities Act and Registered Trade Marks', Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ), Sydney, 27 March 2012

'Trademarks, Domain Names and New gTLDs: Legal Issues', 'Collective Ownership of Geographical Terms - A Comparative Overview' and 'Trademarks and Enforcement in Bilateral and Regional Trade Agreements', WTO Advanced Regional Seminar for WTO Members and Observers in Asia and the Pacific, Challenges of Branding in a Developing World: The Protection of Trademarks and other Distinctive Signs under the TRIPS Agreement, Singapore, 14-18 November 2011

'Dilution: The Current Landscape, or, Is There a There There?', Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ), Sydney, 25 August 2011

'Use of a Trade Mark and Use as a Trade Mark: Recent Australian Developments', Australasian IP Academics Conference, University of New South Wales, 4-5 February 2011

'Trade Marks and Geographical Indications in the AUSFTA', 2009 Fulbright Symposium: The US-Australia Free Trade Agreement: The Last Five Years, the Next Five Years, Canberra, 24-25 August 2009

'The Legal Protection of High Technology in Australia', Peking University Law School, Beijing, 6 June 2008

'Section 120(3) and the Dilution Mirage', Trademark Regatta – Asia Pacific, International Trade Mark Association (INTA), Sydney, 11-12 March 2008

'Trade Mark Dilution in Australia?', Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ), Melbourne, 26 July 2007

'Continuing Problems with Film Copyright', Arts and Humanities Research Council Annual Conference on New Directions in Copyright, Birkbeck School of Law, London, 27 June 2006

'Lessons from the Google News Copyright Controversy', Google: Infinite Library, Copyright Pirate or Monopolist?, National Institute for Social Sciences and Law Forum, Canberra, 9 December 2005

'The EU's Geographical Indications Agenda and its Potential Impact on Australia', ACIPA Seminar Series, The Australian National University, Canberra, 2 September 2004

'Television Broadcast Copyright: The Australian Experience', Arts and Humanities Research Board Annual Conference on New Directions in Copyright, Birkbeck School of Law, London, 29 June 2004

'Determining the Boundaries of Copyright Subject Matter', 9th Annual ACIPA Copyright Conference, Copyright: Unlucky For Some?, Brisbane, 13 February 2004

'“A Real Pea Souper”: The Panel Case and the Development of the Fair Dealing Defences to Copyright Infringement in Australia', ACIPA Seminar Series, Brisbane, 27 February 2003 and The Australian National University, Canberra, 10 April 2003

'Use “As a Trade Mark” in the Context of Trade Mark Infringement', Faculty of Law, The Australian National University, Canberra, 18 July 2002

'Moral Rights of Architects', National Trust of Australia, Wyatt Conservation Series, Sydney, 27 September 2001 (with M. Curran)

'Safety and Security in the Online Community', NSW Law Society Law Week Forum, Sydney, 16 May 2001

'Electronic Transactions Acts', NSW Law Society, Sydney, 6 March 2001 (with R. Burleigh)

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