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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

ALJ Shaw terminates investigation as to certain patents in Certain Toner Cartridges (337-TA-918)

  • Oblon Spivak LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 21 2014

On August 14, 2014, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 11 in Certain Toner Cartridges and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-918). By way of

Airing the USPTO’s naturally occurring dirty laundry -- the subject matter eligibility stain

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 21 2014

It has been five months since the USPTO issued its Guidance For Determining Subject Matter Eligibility of Claims Reciting Or Involving Laws of Nature

If the TIPO determines that a technical feature claimed by a patent application is common knowledge in the art, relevant evidence should be provided or the explanations should be sufficiently stated.

  • Tsar & Tsai
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  • Taiwan
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  • August 20 2014

The appellate decision (Ref. No. 10306104980) issued by the Ministry of Economic Affairs indicated that when the Intellectual Property Office (TIPO

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

A patent owner's preliminary response must rebut statement of material facts in the petition

  • Baker Botts LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 20 2014

Inter Partes Review ("IPR") proceedings are proving to be a highly cost efficient means to challenge patent claims as either lacking novelty under 35

Lean Six Sigma: it’s not just for manufacturing

  • Lane Powell PC
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  • USA
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  • August 20 2014

Motorola developed Six Sigma in 1986 to provide techniques and tools for process improvement. It subsequently used Six Sigma in all of its

Incentivising innovation - has Patent Box done enough?

  • Dehns
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 20 2014

The Patent Box came into effect in the UK on 1 April 2013 with the goal of encouraging innovation in the UK and increasing the attractiveness and

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