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Australian full court sets new test for software patents - it's all about the substance

  • FB Rice
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  • Australia
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  • November 14 2014

The Full Court of Australia recently decided that a claim for generating a weighted index of assets did not constitute patentable subject matter

Innovators can sleep easy after the High Court’s finding that IP Australia has power to extend time for late extension of term applications

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
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  • November 14 2014

The majority of the High Court (Crennan, Bell and Gageler JJ) has dismissed Alphapharm's appeal against a decision granting Lundbeck an extension of

Federal Court ruling on patent-eligibility of business processes leaves questions unanswered

  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
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  • Australia
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  • November 12 2014

On Monday 10 November 2014, the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia handed down its long-awaited decision in Research Affiliates v

The High Court confirms extensions of time for patent term extensions

  • Shelston IP
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  • Australia
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  • November 12 2014

The High Court of Australia has confirmed by a three to two majority that extensions of time under s223(2) of the Patents Act and the associated

The Federal Court brings generic manufacturers a step closer to a large damages payment in relation to Escitalopram

  • Shelston IP
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  • Australia
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  • November 12 2014

The Federal Court of Australia has dismissed an appeal by Alphapharm and others against the Commissioner of Patents decision to allow a patent term

Australian Court says no to business methods

  • AJ Park
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  • Australia
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  • November 12 2014

In the recent case of Research Affiliates LLC v Commissioner of Patents, the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has ruled that a method to

Full Federal Court decision: business schemes not rendered patentable merely by being implemented on a computer

  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
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  • Australia
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  • November 12 2014

The appeal against Research Affiliates LLC v Commissioner of Patents 2013 FCA 71 has been dismissed. The Full Federal Court has confirmed that

Lundbeck receives further good news this month over the patent term for LEXAPRO

  • AJ Park
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  • Australia
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  • November 12 2014

We recently reported the Australian High Court decision of ALPHAPHARM PTY LTD v H LUNDBECK AS. The High Court concluded that Lundbeck's application

Is your computer-implemented business method patentable? The Full Federal Court dismisses Research Affiliates’ appeal

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • November 11 2014

A unanimous Full Federal Court has held that a computer implemented method of creating an investment index is not patentable, on the basis that the

High Court upholds Lundbeck's extension of time in a 3-2 decision

  • Minter Ellison
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  • Australia
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  • November 11 2014

The High Court's latest foray into patent law wrapped up last Wednesday 5 November 2014, with the Court handing down its judgment in the long running