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Federal Court finds that Swiss-Style Claims are not Valid Basis for Patent Term Extension
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • August 25 2017

In a recent decision, Commissioner of Patents v AbbVie Biotechnology Ltd 2017 FCAFC 129, the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has set


Federal Court denies patent term extensions for Swiss type claims
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • August 24 2017

A Full Bench of the Federal Court of Australia has overturned an earlier decision of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AATA) and ruled that


Five Strategies for Obtaining Diagnostic Method Patents in the United States
  • Innofy
  • Australia, USA
  • August 24 2017

We recently reported on the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s current interpretation of section 101 with respect to diagnostic method


Morellini’s damages claim in successful unjustified threats action dismissed
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • August 23 2017

The Federal Court has declined to award damages in a successful claim for relief from unjustified threats on the basis that no damages as a result of


No patent extensions for Swiss Style Claims in Australia
  • Bird & Bird
  • Australia
  • August 22 2017

After the Administrative Appeals Tribunal of Australia (AATA) decision in AbbVie Biotechnology Ltd v Commissioner of Patents 2016 AATA 682


Australian Full Federal Court Denies Pharmaceutical Patent Term Extension, Commissioner of Patents v AbbVie Biotechnology Ltd 2017 FCAFC 129
  • Innofy
  • Australia
  • August 22 2017

On 18 August 2017, the Australian Full Federal Court (Besanko, Yates, and Beach JJ) handed down an interesting decision, at least for the


Swiss Style Claims and Commissioner of Patents v AbbVie Biotechnology Ltd 2017 FCAFC 129
  • Williams + Hughes
  • Australia
  • August 21 2017

On 18 August 2017, the Australian Full Federal Court has overturned a prior decision made by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal in 5 September 2016


Swiss type claims not eligible for patent term extension in Australia
  • Griffith Hack
  • Australia
  • August 18 2017

The Full Court of the Federal Court has decided that Swiss type (second medical use) claims cannot form the basis for a patent term extension (PTE


Patent Term Extensions Not Available on the Basis of Swiss-style Claims
  • Spruson & Ferguson
  • Australia
  • August 18 2017

Today, the Full Federal Court set aside a decision of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal thereby making it clear that patent term extension (PTE


The costs of war: Aristocrat permitted to set-off costs orders in counterfeit pokies case
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • August 14 2017

Justice Perram in the Federal Court of Australia has handed down the latest judgment, Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty Ltd v Allam 2017 FCA 812