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Strategic Thinking needed in patent enforcement
  • Wrays
  • Australia
  • August 31 2016

The recent case of CQMS Pty Ltd v Bradken Resources Pty Limited 2016 FCA 847 has highlighted the importance of carefully considering how to assert

Experimental evidence in patent cases: Discovery not available for experiments on matters no longer in issue
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • August 26 2016

In patent cases, it is not uncommon to conduct preliminary experiments on a confidential and privileged basis prior to deciding whether or not to

Full Court warns against dangerous affliction of parameteritis (and confirms invalidity of aripiprazole patent)
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • August 26 2016

On Wednesday the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia handed down a decision in which it upheld Justice Yates' findings that Otsuka's patent

AUNZ Update: Opposing a patent application via third party observations
  • Spruson & Ferguson
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • August 26 2016

If you've identified a patent application in Australia or New Zealand that you wish to oppose, there are a number of options to consider. Maybe you

Is a method that produces a human embryo patentable in Australia?
  • Shelston IP Pty Ltd
  • Australia
  • August 24 2016

Human beings and biological processes for their generation are excluded from patentability under s18(2) of theAustralian Patents Act 1990. A recent

Will Australia follow the US and prohibit the patenting of inventions defining principles of nature?
  • Shelston IP Pty Ltd
  • Australia, USA
  • August 24 2016

In the last five years, patents directed to biologically derived inventions have been successfully challenged in the US and Australia on the basis of

Best Method Sinks Two Australian Patents
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • August 12 2016

The fatal consequences for patentees who fail to satisfy the "best method" requirement. Under Australian law, patent applicants are required to

Biosimilar patent litigation - No dancing required
  • Griffith Hack
  • Australia
  • August 11 2016

In Australia potential parties to biosimilar patent litigation are relatively free to dance (or not) and in any which way they choose. While our

Australian Patent Office Clarifies Patent-Eligibility of Computer-Implemented Subject Matter
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • August 2 2016

In July 2016 the Australian Patent Office issued two decisions relating to computer-implemented casino gaming machine technology. In both cases

Criteria for pharmaceutical patent term extensions clarified
  • Shelston IP Pty Ltd
  • Australia
  • August 1 2016

To compensate patent owners for the time it takes to obtain regulatory and marketing approval for new drugs, the Australian Patents Act provides for