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Update: Proportional costs orders made in Gilead v Idenix proceedings
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • September 4 2015

Update: Proportional costs orders made in Gilead v Idenix proceedings As reported in our earlier post, Gilead recently succeeded in invalidating key


Watch out for a wide omnibus (claim)
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • July 30 2015

Old-style 'omnibus claims' are often overlooked in patent infringement disputes. The usual assumption is that these claims are very narrow in scope


High Court confirms proper approach to assessing inventive step
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • September 9 2015

The High Court in Australia last week handed down its decision in the patent dispute regarding blockbuster cholesterol drug rosuvastatin (sold by


Draft health privacy resources released for consultation
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • October 1 2015

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has released for consultation a series of draft health privacy resources for health


High Court upholds Lundbeck's extension of time in a 3-2 decision
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • November 11 2014

The High Court's latest foray into patent law wrapped up last Wednesday 5 November 2014, with the Court handing down its judgment in the long running


It's not just hackers that cause large scale data breaches: 'contractor error' leads to personal details of millions of Americans being exposed online
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • October 7 2015

Contractor error is being blamed for a data breach which left millions of documents containing highly sensitive personal information freely


Agreed or liquidated damages that are neither extravagant nor unconscionable are not penal and therefore are recoverable
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • September 4 2015

Agreed damages were found not to be extravagant or unconscionable, therefore not a penalty. Facts On 3 October 2007, IPN Medical Centres Pty Ltd


Health & Ageing sector - increasing investment opportunities
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia, China
  • February 26 2016

Increased deal activity is likely in Australia's health and aged care sector in 2016, driven by: investment interest from China Australian players


Exclusive patent licences and standing to sue - a green light for commercial 'work arounds'
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 21 2015

In Orion Corporation v Actavis Pty Ltd (No 3) 2015 FCA 1373, the Federal Court has provided practical guidance on drafting an exclusive patent


2015 Patent recap: The 8 (patent) days of Christmas
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 9 2015

The High Court of Australia rarely considers patent cases, handing down only two decisions in the past seven years. This year, however, we saw two