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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


Zero Sum Game? Australian Patent Office Fee Changes
  • Shelston IP Pty Ltd
  • Australia
  • August 26 2016

From 10 October 2016, some official fees reduced or eliminated while other fees have been increased for all Australian patents and 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


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


Single Patent Application and Examination Process for Australia and New Zealand rejected after public consultation
  • Fisher Adams Kelly Callinans
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • August 25 2016

The patent regimes of Australia and New Zealand have long shared a number of close links, not least among them the Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition


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


The Patents Act 2013 creates legislative space (as distinct from impetus) for a New Zealand innovation patent
  • Shelston IP Pty Ltd
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • August 19 2016

A New Zealand "innovation patent"? Unlikely, but watch this space nonetheless. The popularity of Australia's innovation patents regime has been well


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