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Innovation patents - sticking the boot in
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • June 18 2015

In 2014, I wrote an article entitled "Innovation patents - useful but unloved by some" in which I discussed the Report published in May 2014 of the


Victorian Supreme Court finds royalties still payable after patents expire
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • March 10 2015

The Victorian Supreme Court has held that a party who purchased technology that was the subject of patent applications at the time of the transaction


Injunctions to force ISPs to block foreign websites: new remedy for copyright owners in battle against internet piracy
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • July 8 2015

The Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Act 2015 commenced operation on 27 June 2015. The Act amends the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) to allow


ACCC crackdown on misleading claims for food products
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • December 5 2014

A recent spate of investigations conducted by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) into credence claims on food products


High Court to consider gene patents: D’arcy granted leave to appeal
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • February 20 2015

On the 13 February 2015 the High Court of Australia granted special leave to appeal the decision of the Full Federal Court in D'Arcy v Myriad


Cantarella roasts Modena: High Court decision on distinctiveness of foreign word marks
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • December 4 2014

The High Court of Australia has confirmed that when considering whether foreign word marks are distinctive in Australia, it is necessary to consider


Court refuses injunction in TV format copyright dispute between Seven's My Kitchen Rules and Nine's The Hotplate
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • August 11 2015

On 31 July 2015, three days after Channel Nine aired the first episode of its new reality cooking show,The Hotplate, Channel Seven issued proceedings


Damages recovery by the Commonwealth pursuant to the “usual undertakings”
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • April 29 2015

A recent procedural decision by Nicholas J in the Federal Court provides an interesting snapshot of the issues involved in the recovery of damages by


Pharmaceutical Patents Review Panel releases "Suggested Issues Paper"
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • January 4 2013

On 21 November 2012 the Pharmaceutical Patents Review Panel released an Issues Paper entitled "Background and Suggested Issues Paper" to outline the scope


Are Australia and New Zealand one market, when enforcing intellectual property rights?
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • September 24 2013

The Australian and New Zealand markets are often viewed by foreign business owners as a single market, which is reflected in the numerous franchises