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Let's get physical? Software patentability in Australia
  • FAL Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 28 2016

In the last few years three subject matters have been lurking on the fringes of patentability: methods of treatment, genes and software. The US


Servier fails on best method - Full Federal Court confirms invalidity and denies application to amend
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • March 18 2016

This decision is interesting as it deals with four pertinent topics - the best method requirement patent amendment applications cost


Commonwealth entitled to claim on the undertaking as to damages
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • March 17 2016

Last year the Full Federal Court of Australia comprising Justices Dowsett, Kenny and Nicholas was asked to consider the following question: Is the


Sale of a drug under confidentiality is not considered invalidating secret use under US post AIA
  • FB Rice
  • Australia, USA
  • March 16 2016

For US patent applications filed post introduction of the America Invents Act (AIA) (which changed from first-to-invent to first-to-file), sale and


Keeping patent oppositions moving
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • March 15 2016

The Patent Office remains committed to ensuring that patent opposition proceedings are handled in a manner that resolves opposition disputes quickly


Star Wars: science fiction or science fact?
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • March 15 2016

Science fiction fans all over the planet hyperventilated with glee as The Force Awakens, the new instalment in the Star Wars saga, hit cinema screens


Australia: Why Your 'Exclusive' Patent License may not Longer be Exclusive and What to do to fix it
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia
  • March 4 2016

Two recent decisions in Australia have made patent licensees and licensors take another look at their 'exclusive' licences for Australia to determine


The patentability of software
  • Walker Morris LLP
  • Australia
  • March 2 2016

The Australian Full Federal Court recently gave judgment in an eagerly anticipated case concerning the patentability of a computer-implemented


Second medical use claims in Australia
  • Spruson & Ferguson
  • Australia
  • March 1 2016

The pharmaceutical industry is an important driver of patent activity. Amongst the protections sought are second medical uses, wherein a known


Evidence Wins the Day
  • Freehills Patent Attorneys
  • Australia
  • February 22 2016

In Australia, a patent opposition is an opportunity for a third party to oppose the grant of a prospective patent at the patent office. A patent