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The new exclusive club of patent enforcement
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • November 8 2016

In a relatively recent flurry of decisions, the Federal Court examined a variety of agreements purporting to give exclusive rights to various


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


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


Servier fails on best method - Full Federal Court confirms invalidity and denies application to amend
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • March 18 2016

This decision is interesting as it deals with four pertinent topics - the best method requirement patent amendment applications cost


"Just DAST it" - Gilead succeeds on insufficiency and inutility for Hepatitis C treatment
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • March 29 2016

Gilead commenced proceedings against Idenix seeking revocation of Idenix's Australian patent No 2003247084 (Patent). The Patent was filed on 27 June


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


Productivity Commission releases Draft Report into Intellectual Property Arrangements - Part 1: Overview and PatentsPharmaceuticals
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • April 29 2011

Today, the Productivity Commission released its draft report into Australia's intellectual property regime. The report is wide-ranging, covering


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


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


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