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A single application and examination process for Australia and New Zealand?
  • Marks & Clerk
  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • December 16 2013

The New Zealand Government has released a discussion document on proposed changes to its Patents Regulations which provide for the implementation of


‘Who’s that walking on my bridge?’: navigating ‘patent troll’ activity in the UK and Australia
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • March 31 2014

While the activities of so-called ‘patent trolls’ have generated significant media and political attention in the USA, these activities are unlikely


Pfizer’s LYRICA patent sufficient, valid and infringed in Australia (but not in the UK)
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • November 28 2016

In the recent decision of Apotex Pty Ltd v Warner-Lambert Company LLC (No 2) 2016 FCA 1238, the Federal Court has upheld the validity of Pfizer's


Australian High Court declares methods of medical treatment are patentable
  • Marks & Clerk
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • December 16 2013

In Apotex Pty Ltd v Sanofi-Aventis Australia Pty Ltd 2013 HCA 50 (4 December 2013), the matter before the High Court of Australia involved a


Reforms to be made to UK groundless threats rules
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • March 5 2015

The UK government has outlined measures to reform the groundless threats regime, responding to proposals published by the Law Commission last year


Global Government Solutions 2016: Mid-Year Outlook
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia, Canada, European Union, Germany, Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 1 2016

As we issue this 2016 Mid-Year Outlook, the global community has begun to wrestle in earnest with the momentous political, economic, and doing


New global initiatives to accelerate examination of cleantech patent applications
  • Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Israel, Japan, South Korea, United Kingdom, USA
  • August 6 2012

In an effort to promote the development and commercialization of technologies that conserve natural resources or reduce negative environmental impact, patent offices around the world have adopted programs to expedite the examination of patent applications pertaining to clean technologies


December 2016 International Trade Compliance
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Global, OECD, United Kingdom, USA, Australia, Canada, European Union
  • December 12 2016

On 29 November 2016, the WTO reported that most WTO members welcomed Ecuador’s efforts to lower its import surcharge rates and reduce the number of


IP Update - 4th Quarter 2015
  • Marks & Clerk
  • Australia, Canada, China, European Union, Malaysia, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • December 16 2015

The unitary Community Trade Mark (CTM) was introduced in 1996. Since then, there have been no major changes to the system. However, the IP landscape


Survey of the Safe Harbor in the United States and Europe
  • Fish & Richardson PC
  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 7 2016

On October 3, 2016, the United States Supreme Court denied Amphastar Pharmaceutical's petition for certiorari regarding the so-called "safe harbor,"