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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

Gone but not forgottenis the archaic ground of prior claiming relevant to “whole of contents” novelty?

  • Freehills Patent Attorneys
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  • Australia
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  • August 20 2014

This is one of two related articles on aspects of prior claiming. Prior claiming was a ground of invalidity under the Patents Act 1952 (1952 Act). It

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

Minister proposes patents, not papers, as basis for research grants

  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
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  • Australia
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  • August 20 2014

According to Minister for Industry Ian Macfarlane, university researchers should receive government grants based on the number of patents they are

Prior claiming in Australiahas news of its demise been greatly exaggerated? Is prior claiming still applicable to the remaining 1952 Act pharmaceutical patents?

  • Freehills Patent Attorneys
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  • Australia
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  • August 20 2014

This is one of two related articles on aspects of prior claiming. Our related article concerns the potential application of prior claiming case law