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Remedies for IP infringement: when additional damages aren’t

Australia - January 20 2017 Australia's Designs Act provides courts with a broad discretion as to the relief that may be granted for infringement. The specific heads of relief…

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Missed a patent deadline in Australia? It may not be as bad as you think.

Australia - January 10 2017 Australian patent law is quite generous when it comes to extensions of time. Where a deadline is missed due to a genuine error or omission, it is…

RPL Central: High Court Refuses special leave

Australia - May 6 2016 The RPL Central case has been working its way through the Australian Courts since 2013. The case concerns the subject matter eligibility of a…

Draft Report on Australia’s Intellectual Property Arrangements

Australia - May 2 2016 Australia’s Productivity Commission has released a draft report regarding intellectual property (IP) in Australia. The draft report covers various IP…

Protecting gui designs in Australia: more questions than answers

Australia - February 5 2016 Many countries allow graphical user interface (GUI) features to be protected by registered designs. The current position in Australia is not clear…