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Death of the 'starting point' approach: AstraZeneca v Apotex

  • Shelston IP
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  • Australia
  • -
  • October 29 2014

A recent decision of the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia, AstraZeneca AB v Apotex Pty Ltd (2014) 312 ALR 1 ('AstraZeneca') has clarified

Agribusiness innovation catches rival going over the wall

  • Allens
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  • Australia
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  • October 28 2014

There is a misconception that a patent can be circumvented by a modification of a product by 10 per cent or 20 per cent. In reality, if the wording

Journal 2014 July to September for Australian readers

  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
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  • Australia
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  • October 22 2014

The controversial issue of gene patenting has hit the headlines, yet again, following the recent Full Federal Court of Australia (‘FFCA’) decision in

Federal Court of Australia declined to follow U.S. Supreme Court in Myriad

  • Brinks Gilson & Lione
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  • Australia, USA
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  • October 21 2014

Recently, the Federal Court of Australia found that isolated DNA is patent eligible, contrary to the holding in Ass'n for Molecular Pathology v

The Global Cleantech Innovation Index 2014: policy uncertainty sees Australia slipping

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • October 13 2014

The recently released Global Cleantech Innovation Index 2014 suggests that despite its strength in innovation, Australia is at risk of being left

Australian Patent Office flexes re-examination muscle

  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
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  • Australia
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  • October 9 2014

In the decision of Huping Hu (2014) APO 17, the Australian Patent Office has re examined a granted patent via the new re examination provisions

Singapore appointed by WIPO as an International Authority under the PCT

  • Spruson & Ferguson
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  • Australia
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  • October 7 2014

On 25 September 2014, the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) was appointed by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) as an

The BRCA1 case: a Myriad of possibilities

  • ENSafrica
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  • Australia, USA
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  • October 7 2014

In an interesting development, contrary to the finding of the US Supreme Court in a similar case in the United States, the Australian Federal Court

Innovation patents in the oil and gas sector: protecting your Innovations, protecting your business

  • Freehills Patent Attorneys
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  • Australia
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  • October 7 2014

There is a growing focus on the need for operators in the oil and gas sector to innovate, both in terms of developing new Technologies and processes

Construing relative terms in Australian patent claims: when expert evidence does not assist

  • Houlihan2
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  • Australia
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  • October 6 2014

In a recent decision, Fei Yu trading as Jewels 4 Pools v Beadcrete Pty Ltd 2014, the Federal Court of Australia dismissed an appeal by Fei Yu