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TiVo successful in contempt proceeding against Vivo for breach of court orders
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • December 23 2013

TiVo Inc v Vivo International Corporation Pty Ltd 2013 FCA 1340 On 12 December 2013, the Federal Court upheld allegations of contempt made by


Final draft Australian Pharmaceutical Patents Review panel report released
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • April 1 2014

In February 2014 a statement from the Minister for Industry appeared in Hansard indicating that the current Government had no plans to release the


The future of manufacturing embracing "intangible" assets
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • April 2 2014

A company's stable of intellectual property (IP) rights can arguably be viewed as a barometer of how innovative a business is - and it seems a lot of


Federal Court confirms "key-hole arrangement" patent lacks inventive step
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia, Canada
  • February 24 2014

Justice Robertson of the Federal Court of Australia has recently dismissed an appeal against the Commissioner of Patent's finding that key claims of a


Synthetic turf patent litigation highlights hindsight concerns with expert evidence
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • September 15 2014

On 20 June 2014, the Federal Court handed down its decision in appeals against decisions of the Commissioner of Patents concerning two patent


Protecting your brand in the marketplace: lessons to learn from counterfeit OMO washing powder
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • July 4 2014

A recent Australian case involving counterfeit washing powder demonstrates the importance of brand owners putting in place an appropriate regime for


Innovation policy under the new Australian government
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • December 12 2013

At the first sitting of the 44th Australian Parliament last month, no member of the executive government had the word "innovation" in his or her


Quick guide to New Zealand Patents Act 2013: what you need to know
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • December 12 2013

More than two decades after announcing steps to introduce new Patent law, the long awaited, new and improved New Zealand Patents Act has finally


Multisteps decision sheds further light on application of the Designs Act 2003
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • December 16 2013

Justice Yates has considered the "informed user" test under the Designs Act 2003 (Cth), and the role of experts, in the Federal Court case of


Pecuniary penalties for misleading and deceptive conduct and false country of origin claims imposed by Federal Court of Australia
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • March 17 2014

The Federal Court has imposed pecuniary penalties, ordered injunctions, publication orders and made declarations concerning breaches of the Australian