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Journal 2014 April to June for Australian readers

  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
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  • Australia
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  • August 29 2014

Australian Privacy laws have changed, effective 12 March 2014. To the extent that, for example, databases of customer or supplier details are

Guide to New Zealand Patent Act 2013 - examination process

  • James & Wells Intellectual Property
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • August 28 2014

The New Zealand Patent Act 2013, which comes into force on 13 September 2014, contains several changes to the examination process for New Zealand

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

Grace period provisions can overcome "whole of contents" novelty objections

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • Australia
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  • August 26 2014

In a recent decision of the Deputy Commissioner of Patents, the grace period provisions of section 24 were successfully relied upon to overcome a

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

New Zealand Patents Act 2013 - key steps to prepare

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • August 20 2014

The New Zealand Patents Act 2013 comes into force on 13 September 2014. It is important to ensure you are ready to deal with the impact of the new