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Full Federal Court rules on statutory right to terminate patent licences

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • January 23 2015

The Full Federal Court of Australia has unanimously confirmed that a licence to exploit multiple patents cannot be terminated by relying on section

Full Court takes a non-literal approach to s 145 - commercial sense prevails

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
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  • January 19 2015

In March last year we reported on a decision by Justice Flick of the Federal Court in MPEG v Regency Media 2014 FCA 180. Our article can be found

Full Federal Court clarifies operation of s.145 of the Patents Act

  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
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  • Australia
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  • January 14 2015

Last year we blogged about the Federal Court Decision in MPEG LA, LLC v Regency Media Ltd FCA 2014 180. The case concerns s.145(1) of the Patents

Federal court provides further guidance for patent licences

  • Minter Ellison
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  • Australia
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  • January 13 2015

Following a spate of decisions in 2014 on patent licences, which were outlined in a previous article, the Federal Court of Australia announced two

License agreements for patent pools: licensees beware

  • Houlihan2
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  • Australia
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  • January 13 2015

A recent case before the Full Bench of the Australian Federal Court of Australia, Regency Media Pty Ltd v MPEG LA., L.L.C. 2014 FCAFC 183, is a

Australia: claim preambles, object statements and patentable subject matter

  • Freehills Patent Attorneys
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  • Australia
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  • January 7 2015

In Australia, the inquiry whether a combination of integers is patentable subject matter may be deeply influenced by the way the claim preamble and

Patentability of computer-implemented schemes in Australia

  • Addisons
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  • Australia
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  • December 19 2014

In a recent case, Research Affiliates LLC v Commissioner of Patents, the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia (Full Court) considered whether

Computer implemented inventions in Australia: the current state of play

  • Freehills Patent Attorneys
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  • Australia
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  • December 16 2014

A Full Court of Australia's Federal Court has handed down its appeal decision in Research Affiliates LLC v Commissioner of Patents. While there was

Uncertainty for generic pharmaceutical manufacturers as High Court grants 10 year extension of time

  • Fisher Adams Kelly
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  • Australia
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  • December 4 2014

The question of how long originators of a new pharmaceutical medication should hold their patent monopoly has been extensively debated and, with the

'Research Affiliates' decision draws on US and UK rulings

  • Marks & Clerk
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  • Australia
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  • December 1 2014

In a decision almost a year in the making, the Full Court of the Federal Court has dismissed the appeal of Emmett J's decision in Research Affiliates