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Merry inventions of the silly season!
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • December 2 2016

Christmas is a time for giving, spending time with loved ones and relaxation. It is also a time for searing pain as one steps on newly acquired


Dealer takes it all
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 2 2016

The invention in question was a method of wagering on card games whereby a player is given a secondary bet or wage option. This could be used with


Parameteritis pokes holes in Swiss-type claim
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 2 2016

The Full Federal Court has recently handed down its decision in the appeal by Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co (Otsuka) against the earlier finding by


To Mark and How to Mark? Virtual Marking in Australia and New Zealand
  • Shelston IP Pty Ltd
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • December 1 2016

There are no express provisions in the Australian and New Zealand Patent Acts permitting or authorising virtual marking


Full court decision potentially limits definition of ‘comprises’
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • December 1 2016

The Full Court decision in Actavis Pty Ltd v Orion Corporation 2016 FCAFC 121 potentially limits the effectiveness of a definition of 'comprises' in


I know what it says, but what does it mean? The complexities of claim construction.
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • December 1 2016

'Words are free. It's how you use them that may cost you.' KushandWizdom (Tumblr.com) The above quote was not originally intended to relate to the


A 'little' Greek food for thought
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • December 1 2016

In 3 Florinians Pty Ltd v PYT Enterprise Pty Ltd 2016 FCA 1077 , the owner of popular Greek restaurant, Little Greek Taverna, obtained an


Can universities influence Australia’s economic health?
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • November 29 2016

Innovation continues to enjoy its moment in the spotlight as the Australian government pushes on with one of its key policy platforms since Malcolm


The Australian Patent Office Once Again Allows Claims Directed to Nucleic Acids
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia
  • November 28 2016

In Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation v BASF Plant Sciences GmbH 2016 APO 83, the Australian Patent Office has once again


Mud thrown, but threats not justified
  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
  • Australia
  • November 28 2016

Australian Mud Company originally sued Coretell for infringement of an innovation patent. At the conclusion of the hearing on liability, the patent