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Patent licences - some guidance from the courts
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • August 31 2015

The Full Federal Court of Australia has issued three important decisions regarding provisions in patent licenses. The decisions underscore the


Injunctive relief and concurrent patent applications: do they overlap?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 26 2015

An applicant seeks injunctive relief to prevent the unlawful use or disclosure of confidential information. The respondent says that the information


Otsuka successful in stay application: Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd v Generic Health Pty Ltd 2015 FCA 848
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • August 26 2015

Further to our post of 7 July 2015, the proceedings brought by Otsuka and Bristol Myers Squibb (the "exclusive licensee" of Otsuka's patents for


Normal service resumed? Swiss-style claims and extensions of patent term
  • Shelston IP
  • Australia
  • August 25 2015

The Australian Patent Office has issued recent decisions (ThromboGenics NV 2015APO 44 and AbbVie Biotechnology Ltd 2015 APO 45) finding that an


No gaps: the key to exclusivity
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • August 24 2015

If a patent licensee wants to have standing to sue third party infringers, care needs to be taken to ensure that it has the full right to ‘exploit’


Extension of term for Australian patents relating to AbbBie’s blockbuster drug HUMIRA denied
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia
  • August 12 2015

In a recent decision the Australian Patent Office has rejected applications to extend the term of three patents related to the highly successful


Something old can become something new: prior use in Australia and New Zealand
  • Baldwins
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • August 11 2015

The Full Federal Court of Australia has clarified when public acts will destroy the novelty of an invention. In Damorgold Pty Ltd JAI Products Ltd


Pharmaceutical extensions of term still not available for patents to methods of treatment
  • FB Rice
  • Australia
  • August 6 2015

A very recent decision of the Australian Patent Office has upheld the current application of the law in relation to extensions of term in Australia


Nichia Corporation v Arrow Electronics 2015 FCA 699
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • August 6 2015

The key issue considered in this judgment was the criteria under which a single claim could be considered to define multiple for invention, with each


Nichia Corporation v Arrow Electronics 2015 FCA 699
  • Freehills Patent Attorneys
  • Australia
  • August 5 2015

The key issue considered in this judgment was the criteria under which a single claim could be considered to define multiple forms of an invention