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Key points from the Innovation Patent System review

  • FB Rice
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  • Australia
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  • July 8 2014

The Advisory Council on Intellectual Property (ACIP) has published its final report on its review of the Innovation Patent System. The following are

Liability of licensee to contribute to costs of litigation continues after the licence has expired

  • Jackson McDonald
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  • Australia
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  • July 3 2014

On 17 June 2014, the Full Federal Court heard an appeal disputing a licensee's liability to contribute to the litigation costs incurred by the

Shaken, but still unstirred - report recommends amendments to the Australian innovation patent system

  • Freehills Patent Attorneys
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  • Australia
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  • July 2 2014

The final report on the review of the innovation patent system by the Advisory Council on Intellectual Property (ACIP) has been published1 . ACIP was

Alice v CLS Bank: an Australian perspective

  • Freehills Patent Attorneys
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  • Australia
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  • July 2 2014

Over the decades, the use of patents to protect "software" or "computer implemented" inventions has been the subject of much debate: both on the

Summary of the innovation patent system review

  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
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  • Australia
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  • July 1 2014

The Final Report (three years in the making) of ACIP's Review of the Innovation Patent System was released on 16 June. You can download the full

Claiming the wrong chemical structure: a patentee’s worst nightmare

  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
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  • Australia
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  • July 1 2014

In an unusual if not unprecedented situation, Osteoceutics has claimed the wrong chemical structure in its granted patent, US 8,673,932. The drug

US Supreme Court sends Alice down the rabbit hole!

  • FB Rice
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  • Australia
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  • June 26 2014

The US Supreme Court has handed down a unanimous ruling in the Alice Corp v. CLS Bank case. The Court has found the method claims of Alice's patents

Isolated nucleic acids are patent eligible in Australia

  • Baldwins
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • June 25 2014

Last year, the Federal Court of Australia confirmed that isolated naturally occurring nucleic acid sequences are patent eligible subject matter. The

New restrictions on US software patents

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • Australia, USA
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  • June 25 2014

The US Supreme Court in Alice Corp. v CLS Bank International1 has made it clear that merely confining a process to implementation on a computer

Bowman v Monsanto in an Australian context

  • Freehills Patent Attorneys
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  • Australia
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  • June 23 2014

Most will be aware by now of the recent US Supreme Court decision, Bowman v Monsanto Co.,569 US (2013). One question that remains is what would have