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The thorny problem of patentable eligible subject matter: part 8 of a 10-part series: Australia

  • Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
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  • Australia, USA
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  • August 28 2014

In Australia, the basic requirements for patentability are found in section 18(1) of the Patents Act (1990) (Act) which provides: an invention is a

Where does the scope in substance fall - claim construction in Australia

  • Spruson & Ferguson
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  • Australia
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  • August 27 2014

The construction of a patent claim is always decisive in opposition, revocation or infringement proceedings. A set of established principles - or

A costly exercise s 19(2) of the Patents Act

  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
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  • Australia
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  • August 27 2014

Section 19(1) of the Patents Act provides that where the validity of a patent is disputed, the court may certify that the validity of a specified

Do you hear what I hear musical patent less than clear as a bell

  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
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  • Australia
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  • August 26 2014

The applicant sought to patent an invention, the first claim of which (and on which the remaining claims were dependent) was expressed in the

When is an exclusive patent licence not so exclusive?

  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
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  • Australia
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  • August 25 2014

The first applicant, Damorgold, successfully established that JAI Products had infringed the patent in suit. A residual issue left for later

Generics win the battle for CRESTOR, but lose the war over inventive step

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
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  • August 22 2014

While the Full Court's decision represents a loss for AstraZeneca, it places innovators at a significant advantage over generic companies in respect

Stem cell patentability: European update following opinion of Advocate-General in ISCC and the Australian position

  • Freehills Patent Attorneys
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  • Australia, European Union
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  • August 18 2014

The recent Opinion of the Advocate-General suggests that a clarification and moderation of the Court of Justice of the European Union's (CJEU

Woodside Energy Limited v Exxon-Mobil Upstream Research Company 2014 APO 53

  • Freehills Patent Attorneys
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  • Australia
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  • August 15 2014

This decision highlights the importance of drafting any claims to a “method of design” with the tests for manner of manufacture firmly in mind. There

Stem cell patentability: European update following opinion of Advocate-General in ISCC and the Australian position

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union
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  • August 14 2014

A recent Opinion of the Advocate-General of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) suggests that a clarification and moderation of the

Samsung and Apple - BFFs again?

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • Australia
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  • August 6 2014

As we have previously reported, from mid-2011 until today Samsung and Apple have locked horns in an intensive patent dispute in the Federal Court of