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Update: Servier successful in stay application - Apotex kept off the market while Servier appeals to the High Court
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • March 31 2016

Servier was successful in yesterday's hearing of its stay application. As a result, the orders which revoked Servier's patent and discharged the


"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


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


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


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 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


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


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


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