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Australian case notes - Odisho v Bonazzi 2014 VSCA 11
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • May 20 2014

In this case the appellant, a patient who suffered a thromboembolic event following the use of tranexamic acid, claimed that her doctor had


Vision Eye Institute Ltd v Kitchen (no 2) 2015 QSC 66
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • July 2 2015

In this case, the Queensland Supreme Court awarded a significant amount of damages for contingent loss of income flowing from a breach of contract


Otsuka successful in stay application: Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd v Generic Health Pty Ltd 2015 FCA 848
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • August 26 2015

Further to our post of 7 July 2015, the proceedings brought by Otsuka and Bristol Myers Squibb (the "exclusive licensee" of Otsuka's patents for


Generic Health succeeds in invalidating patent for aripiprazole: Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd v Generic Health Pty Ltd (No 4) 2015 FCA 634
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • July 7 2015

Generic Health is perhaps a step closer to bringing its generic version of the antipsychotic drug aripiprazole to market in Australia after Justice


High Court finds patent for isolated breast cancer gene invalid and re-invents test for patentable subject matter
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • October 8 2015

The High Court has handed down a significant decision finding that patent claims for isolated gene sequences, indicative of a predisposition to


FWC supports employer’s right to nominate doctor
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • July 8 2014

The Fair Work Commission has ruled that an employer was entitled to require one of its employees to attend an appointment with a general practitioner


High Court re-invents the test for patentable subject matter and finds the patent for the isolated breast cancer gene invalid
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • October 8 2015

The High Court has handed down a significant decision finding that patent claims for isolated gene sequences, indicative of a predisposition to


High Court states the obvious: AstraZeneca AB v Apotex Pty Ltd appeal decided
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • September 3 2015

In a widely anticipated decision, the High Court has upheld a decision of the Full Federal Court (which was made by five, rather than the usual three


Breaking news High Court hands down important decision in relation to infringement of pharmaceutical patents
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • December 4 2013

A few hours ago, the High Court handed down its long awaited decision in Apotex v Sanofi. While the High Court confirmed that methods of medical


Privacy Commissioner’s decision set aside by the Federal Court
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • March 16 2015

A recent decision by Federal Court of Australia illustrated two things about privacy complaints - or at least those that end up before the courts: