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Missed an Australian patent deadline? - “She’ll be right”
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • December 13 2018

Despite the best efforts of patent applicants, patentees and their attorneys, deadlines for undertaking certain actions can sometimes be missed for


A possible ceasefire in IP Australia’s war on the patentability of computer implemented inventions?
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • December 13 2018

Almost three years ago, the Full Federal Court of Australia handed down judgment in Commissioner of Patents v RPL Central Pty Ltd (2015) FCAFC 177


Licensing lessons from Trident Foods
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • December 13 2018

The recent Federal Court decision surrounding Trident Foods Pty Ltd sends a warning to trade mark owners to exercise actual control over licensees or


Thumbs up or thumbs down, or when discretion is the better part of valour
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • December 13 2018

Caesarstone Ltd v Ceramische1 was a decision of the Federal Court in relation to two opposed trade mark applications, and an existing registration


Pitching a winner: Inventions in the wide world of cricket
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • December 13 2018

It's summer in Australia, which means lots of cricket. In its early days, a cricket bat was more like a hockey stick, bowling was done underarm, and


Legislative amendment casts grey shadow over imports
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • December 13 2018

Parallel imports, also called grey imports, are genuine goods imported into Australia by someone other than the trade mark owner or an authorised


Patenting antibodies in Australia-The paradox of specificity
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • December 13 2018

A recent opposition decision of the Australian Patent Office focused on the level of disclosure which is required in a patent specification to


Reporting burdens imposed by Section 76A have been repealed
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • December 10 2018

Recent legislative changes have removed a reporting burden from patentees applying for pharmaceutical extensions of term. Section 76A of the


A timely reminder to consider design registration before releasing a design into the public
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • December 7 2018

Under Section 18(1) of the Design Act 2003 (Cth), a design is only registerable if it is new and distinctive when compared to the prior art base for


Damages for design infringement - an exercise in guesswork?
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • November 19 2018

The two key remedies sought by intellectual property owners in infringement cases are an injunction to stop the infringing conduct and compensation