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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


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


Productivity Commission embarks on 12-month inquiry into Australia’s intellectual property regime
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • August 25 2015

The Federal Government has given the green light to the Productivity Commission to undertake a comprehensive review of Australia's IP regime


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’


Too early to pull the plug on innovation patents
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • August 19 2015

In June 2014, following three years of public consultation, the Advisory Council on Intellectual Property (ACIP) released a report in which it made


Is Australia’s innovation patent system on borrowed time?
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia
  • August 19 2015

On 5 August 2015, the Australian Patent Office (IP Australia) released a consultation paper seeking feedback from interested stakeholders on the


Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and data exclusivity for biologics
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Asia-Pacific, Australia, USA
  • August 19 2015

We understand that one of the three key outstanding issues in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations is the period of data exclusivity which


The economic impact of the Australian innovation patent
  • AJ Park
  • Australia
  • August 14 2015

A number of years ago IP Australia made an appointment that flew under the radar at the time, but whose impact is now being felt strongly. Since his


Abolition of the Australian innovation patent?
  • Freehills Patent Attorneys
  • Australia
  • August 13 2015

The Australian patent system currently provides for two different patent rights: standard patents and innovation patents. In May this year Australia’s