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Could the courts compel prescribers and dispensers of medicines to help big pharma fight generics?
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • May 6 2015

A recent UK court ruling broke new ground in ordering an official health body to issue guidelines on prescribing a generic drug. Could the same thing


Costs of patent amendment application not immutable; opponent ordered to pay substantial legal costs
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • May 4 2015

Departing from the near 'immutable rule' that the amending party pay any other party's legal costs of the amendment


Federal Court awards additional damages for patent infringement for the first time
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • April 30 2015

The Federal Court has awarded additional damages under section 122(1A) of the Patents Act 1990 (Cth) as well as substantial compensatory


Damages recovery by the Commonwealth pursuant to the “usual undertakings”
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • April 29 2015

A recent procedural decision by Nicholas J in the Federal Court provides an interesting snapshot of the issues involved in the recovery of damages by


Journal 2015 January to March for overseas readers
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • April 7 2015

The question in Regency Media v MPEG LA was whether s.145 permitted the licensee to terminate a licence to multiple patents upon the expiry of some


IP in depth: patentable biotechnology a comparative analysis of key markets
  • Fisher Adams Kelly
  • Australia, European Union, New Zealand, USA
  • March 31 2015

There is extraordinary complexity and optimization underlying even comparatively 'simple' organisms. These powerful biological products and processes


When 5 federal court judges are just not enough
  • Spruson & Ferguson
  • Australia
  • March 31 2015

In 2013 and 2014, the Federal Court of Australia took the unprecedented step of sitting 5 Judges (instead of 3) to hear the Appeals in two separate


Permissible conduct for owners of an expiring patent were Pfizer's actions a LEAP too far?
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • March 31 2015

In the recent high profile case, ACCC v Pfizer (Pfizer), Justice Flick held that Pfizer, in making commercial offers to maintain the sale of its


Pulling down the blinds on patent anticipation through doing a prior act
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • March 26 2015

In Damorgold Pty Ltd v JAI Products Pty Ltd 2015 FCAFC 31, the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia considered in what circumstances the


Could your intellectual property licence be terminated under s 145 of the Patents Act?
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • March 24 2015

A recent decision of the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has clarified the operation of s 145(1) of the Patents Act 1990 (Cth). This