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Australia legalises medicinal cannabis products and research
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • October 26 2016

The commencement of the Narcotic Drugs Amendment Act 2016 on 30 October, 2016 marks a milestone in health and medicine in Australia with the


Insight
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • September 2 2013

What, exactly, is the purpose of the patent system? That simple, but profound, question lies at the heart of two recent proposals to amend the


High Court refuses special leave application by SNF; Ciba innovation patents stand
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • March 27 2013

In an earlier briefing, we reported that SNF had filed a special leave application in the High Court of Australia in a last-ditch attempt to have


Significant policy change to Google's trademark AdWords in Australia
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • April 22 2013

From 23 April 2013, Google's Trademark AdWords policy will be updated so that Google will no longer restrict advertisers purchasing and using trade


Patent validity: Federal Court emphasises importance of section 7(3) for prior art documents
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • April 19 2013

This decision concerns an appeal to the Federal Court of Australia following re-examination of an Australian standard patent directed to roadside


Insight: bridging the Tasman with patents
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • June 24 2013

A.B. Shaw considered England and America to be "two countries divided by a common language". I doubt he would have said the same of Australia and New


Apple v Samsung patent litigation: Federal Court appoints two-judge panel
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • February 28 2013

On Monday 25 February 2013, Apple and Samsung returned to the Federal Court of Australia to resume their long-running patent dispute relating to each


Technology Implementation Vouchers now open
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • October 2 2013

The second round of Technology Implementation Vouchers, worth up to $250,000, was announced by the Victorian Minister for Technology, Gordon


Federal court: snack foods' interlocutory injunction application unsuccessful in trade mark infringement case
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • April 10 2013

On 23 November 2012, Justice Foster of the Federal Court dismissed an application for injunctive relief by Snack Foods Limited against its competitor


Trade mark and copyright owners benefit under new Australian Customs seizure procedures
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • May 8 2013

On 15 April 2013, some important (and positive) changes came into force regarding the Australian Customs seizure provisions in the Trade Marks Act