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Accessing Patent Term Extension (PTE) in Australia - are rights being eroded?

Australia - June 13 2022 Since 1948, the Federal Government’s Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) has aimed to provide timely, reliable and affordable access to medicines…

Another Australian patent term extension is zeroed

Australia - March 16 2022 Whilst Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. v Sandoz Pty Ltd remains on appeal with the Full Federal Court, the Australian Patent Office has been required to…

Global patent law update - September 2021

Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Eurasia, European Union, Germany, Global, India, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, USA, Venezuela, Vietnam - September 28 2021 Discover the most recent changes to IP law across the globe in our summary below…

Ian Rourke

Australian patent grace period has whole of contents covered

Australia - August 31 2021 In the majority of cases decided by the Australian Patent Office (APO) it is a matter of applying well established precedents to a given set of facts…

David Herman

Can an Australian patent term extension be zero?

Australia - August 18 2021 Unsurprisingly, the Federal Court has decided that when two or more pharmaceutical substances are disclosed and claimed in a patent, it is the…