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Landmark damages decision sets new benchmark for patent infringement claims against generic companies
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • March 21 2017

The first detailed damages decision in a long time in Australia in a patent infringement claim against a generic pharmaceutical company has set a new


Australian and New Zealand Patent Systems among the strongest in the world
  • FPA Patent Attorneys
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • March 17 2017

A newly developed index rates Australia's and New Zealand's patent systems among the strongest in the world. Companies need to be strategic about


Application to list on PBS does not constitute patent infringement per se
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • March 16 2017

The Federal Court has recently considered when an offer to supply during the term of a patent constitutes patent infringement. The Court has held


The Cost of Sufficiency
  • FB Rice
  • Australia
  • March 16 2017

In Australia, sufficiency is a requirement for patentability and goes to whether a patent specification provides adequate information to the skilled


Pharmaceuticals in South East Asia
  • FPA Patent Attorneys
  • Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
  • March 14 2017

Case law has confirmed that methods of medical treatment are patentable. ‘Swiss-style’ claims are also separately allowable


2016 - a year at a glance
  • FPA Patent Attorneys
  • Australia
  • March 14 2017

What is a human? When is your best method not good enough? When is an inventor not an inventor? What happens when your patent application fails to


Fake News Alert! Economists trump patent attorneys in innovation policy reform!
  • Shelston IP Pty Ltd
  • Australia
  • March 9 2017

Of great concern is that the Government may adopt a number of the more extreme Productivity Commission recommendations, including


Reg. 5.23 - When evidence isn’t considered to be evidence, but is still considered as evidence
  • FPA Patent Attorneys
  • Australia
  • March 9 2017

Reg. 5.23 can be used to file evidence outside of the appropriate evidentiary period, even when a request for an extension of time is


Can Swiss-style claims go off-piste in Australia?
  • FPA Patent Attorneys
  • Australia
  • March 6 2017

Can Swiss-style claims go off-piste in Australia? Is it possible under Australian law for Swiss-style claims to cover the use of compounds in methods


Has “Raising the Bar” actually raised the bar on inventive step?
  • Shelston IP Pty Ltd
  • Australia
  • March 2 2017

Nearly four years ago, on 15 April 2013, Australian patent law entered a brave new world. Gone were the days of so-called "soft" patentability