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"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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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