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Prosecution history estoppel again rejected
  • Shelston IP Pty Ltd
  • Australia
  • December 22 2015

The Australian courts have again rejected the notion that what the applicant says during prosecution can be held against the patentee during later


Commonwealth given green light to recover millions in compensation
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 22 2015

The Commonwealth of Australia is one step closer in its efforts to seek to recover over A$60 million in compensation from originators, Sanofi and


Intellectual Property - 2015 Year in Review
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 22 2015

AstraZeneca has lost patent protection for its blockbuster cholesterol-lowering drug Crestor (rosuvastatin). In AstraZeneca AB v Apotex Pty Ltd


Full Federal Court - computer invention doesn't meet patentability criteria
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 21 2015

In its long awaited decision Commissioner of Patents v RPL Central, the Full Federal Court has rejected another computer-implemented invention for


Exclusive patent licences and standing to sue - a green light for commercial 'work arounds'
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 21 2015

In Orion Corporation v Actavis Pty Ltd (No 3) 2015 FCA 1373, the Federal Court has provided practical guidance on drafting an exclusive patent


Computer implemented business methods - routine patent cases for the Australian courts?
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • December 21 2015

A Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia appeared to suggest that patent cases involving claimed inventions for computer implemented business


The Myriad Gene Patent case in Australia and Good Queen Bess’ Toyboy - Six degrees of separation?
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • December 18 2015

We have all heard the theory that it is possible to connect any two people in the world in only six steps. A variant of this resulted from watching


Post-myriad examination guidelines issued by IP Australia
  • Fisher Adams Kelly Callinans
  • Australia
  • December 18 2015

IP Australia has issued new patent Examination Guidelines following a consultation process that considered how the High Court Myriad decision should


RPL Central case provides some clues as to patentability of business methods
  • AJ Park
  • Australia
  • December 17 2015

It's just over a year since the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia handed down Research Affiliates LLC v Commissioner of Patents 2014


Software patents in Australia: Challenging Times Ahead
  • Shelston IP Pty Ltd
  • Australia
  • December 17 2015

The Full Federal Court has introduced new and unexpected requirements for patentability of inventions in the information technology space in