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Commercial success of cable not strong enough to hold up patent

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • February 18 2015

It may be tempting to think that the commercial success of a product is relevant to the validity of patents relating to that product. A recent

High Court to determine the patentability of isolated genetic material

  • Minter Ellison
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  • Australia
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  • February 18 2015

In September 2014, a five-judge bench of the Full Federal Court (Allsop CJ, Dowsett, Kenny, Bennett and Middleton JJ) unanimously confirmed that

Patentability of nucleic acid molecules - on its way to the High Court

  • FB Rice
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  • Australia
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  • February 17 2015

The Australian High Court has allowed an application for special leave from the Appeal Court (Full Federal Court) decision in D'Arcy v Myriad

Regency media: won the battle, but lost the war

  • Allens
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  • Australia
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  • February 16 2015

Regular readers will recall that in April last year we wrote about an interesting case, the appeal to which (Regency Media Pty Ltd v MPEG LA, LLC

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

  • Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
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  • Australia
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  • February 16 2015

This is an update to our September 5, 2014 post reporting the unanimous decision of the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia (Full Court

High Court of Australia to reconsider Myriad

  • Spruson & Ferguson
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  • Australia
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  • February 13 2015

Following the unanimous decision of the Full Federal Court of Australia to uphold the patentability of isolated nucleic acids in D'Arcy v Myriad

Australian High Court to consider the patentability of isolated genes

  • Shelston IP
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  • Australia
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  • February 13 2015

Friday the 13th proved lucky for those opposed to gene patents in Australia with the High Court (equivalent to the US Supreme Court) granting a

Standard-essential patents and competition regulation

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • February 13 2015

For decades practitioners have been predicting that, with the rise of standard-essential technologies such as Wifi and 3G, it was only a matter of

High Court to determine if isolated genetic material is patentable subject matter in Australia

  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
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  • Australia
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  • February 13 2015

The Australian High Court has allowed Yvonne D'Arcy's special leave application from the Full Federal Court decision in D'Arcy v Myriad Genetics Inc

Exclusive patent licence it is all or nothing

  • Minter Ellison
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  • Australia
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  • February 10 2015

The Court found that the word "exploit" in the Act describes the content of a right and is not intended to create separate rights in relation to each