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All wrapped up - the enforceability of clickwrap, sign-in wrap and browse wrap agreements

USA - March 31 2021 There is a running joke being shared online among IT professionals that the leading force in digital transformation was the COVID-19 pandemic, not…

Lack of Entitlement breaks glass vase design

Australia - March 31 2021 The validity of an Australian design registration requires that the registered owner is properly entitled to the design rights. The Australian…

COVID-19 ends for IP Australia

Australia - March 24 2021 IP Australia’s generous Streamlined COVID-19 Extensions of Time regime is coming to an end on 31 March 2021. Details of the Streamlined COVID-19…

What do an AI machine and a monkey have in common? DABUS challenges current legal principles on inventorship

Australia, European Union - March 12 2021 It is believed that as early as the Paleolithic period, distinguished by the original development of stone tools over three million years ago…

Update on IP Australia’s COVID-19 response

Australia - February 16 2021 As noted in our previous blog post, IP Australia introduced a new streamlined process for extension of time requests for Applicants impacted by…

Designs Amendment Bill 2020 - What you need to know

Australia - December 22 2020 The Designs Amendment (Advisory Council On Intellectual Property Response) Bill 2020 was introduced into Parliament on Wednesday, 2 December 2020. In…

IP Australia extends COVID-19 extensions of time to 31 January 2021

Australia - November 17 2020 As noted in our previous blog post, IP Australia introduced a new streamlined process for extension of time requests for Applicants impacted by…

High Court decides: No patent infringement where a product is modified for re-use

Australia - November 13 2020 The High Court handed down its decision yesterday in Calidad Pty Ltd & Ors v Seiko Epson Corporation & Anor…

IP Australia extends COVID-19 extensions of time to 30 November 2020

Australia - October 19 2020 As noted in our previous blog post, IP Australia introduced a new streamlined process for extension of time requests for Applicants impacted by…

Australian High Court refuses to hear Rokt software patent appeal

Australia - October 9 2020 The High Court of Australia has dismissed an application for special leave to appeal from the Commissioner of Patents v Rokt Pte Ltd…