Enablement and Plausibility – is a guess good enough?
The Australian enablement requirement was introduced with the IP Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012 that came into effect on 15 April 2013. However, some seven years later...
The Australian enablement requirement was introduced with the IP Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012 that came into...
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Coronavirus the global pandemic: a guide to patenting
COVID-19 (short for coronavirus disease 2019) is caused by Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), more commonly referred to as coronavirus. Coronavirus has dominated world headlines in 2020, leading to nationwide...
COVID-19 (short for coronavirus disease 2019) is caused by Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), more commonly referred to...
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Ramsay Health Care Investments Pty Limited [2020] ATMO 11 (30 January 2020)
Ramsay Health Care Investments Pty Limited (“Ramsay”) applied under Australian Trade Mark Application No. 1790252 to register the RAMSAY PHARMACY trade mark in respect of retailing services in Class 35 and pharmacy...
Ramsay Health Care Investments Pty Limited (“Ramsay”) applied under Australian Trade Mark Application No. 1790252 to register the RAMSAY PHARMACY trade...
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Co-pack causes patent term extension problems for Patentee
Pharma Mar S.A. applied for a patent term extension (PTE) for their Australian patent 754073 on the basis of the listing on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) of the...
Pharma Mar S.A. applied for a patent term extension (PTE) for their Australian patent 754073 on the basis of the...
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Invention ownership and patents: the importance of written agreements
Patent rights for an invention can be challenged if ownership is not 'rock-solid'. Written agreements play an important role in determining ownership and patent rights to an invention, and use of the...
Patent rights for an invention can be challenged if ownership is not 'rock-solid'. Written agreements play an important role in determining...
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Conference poster presentations as prior art for the assessment of novelty of a later patent application
Conferences are an important way for scientists and researchers to share and promote their research. They typically include poster presentation sessions where researchers present their findings. Conferences help generate interest in the scientific community...
Conferences are an important way for scientists and researchers to share and promote their research. They typically include poster presentation sessions...
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New Zealand Update: Time to Examine Your Potential Patent Fees
Following our previous updates in November 2018 and April 2019, we now have certainty regarding patent fee increases in New Zealand.  Cabinet and the Executive Council of the New...
Following our previous updates in November 2018 and April 2019, we now have certainty regarding patent fee increases in...
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