オーストラリア最新情報:化粧品業界における法的“大変身”
化粧品業界では、「化粧直し」として、折に触れ自社の化粧品、石鹸、シャンプー、デオドラント、へアカラー及びその他の同様の製品に新成分を導入することがあります。新成分が「新しい工業化学物質」である限り、現行法ではそのような「新しい工業化学物質」を国家工業化学品届出審査機構(NICNAS: National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme)へ届け出る必要があります。
化粧品業界では、「化粧直し」として、折に触れ自社の化粧品、石鹸、シャンプー、デオドラント、へアカラー及びその他の同様の製品に新成分を導入することがあります。新成分が「新しい工業化学物質」である限り、現行法ではそのような「新しい工業化学物質」を国家工業化学品届出審査機構(NICNAS: National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme)へ届け出る必要があります。
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China Update: “Small is beautiful” – the potential need for additional focused claims
In our newsletter of March 16, 2017 we reported on the recent changes in the Guidelines for Examination http://www.spruson.com/china-revises-guidelines-for-patent-examination/ . In one paragraph we speculated that there is a...
In our newsletter of March 16, 2017 we reported on the recent changes in the Guidelines for Examination http://www.spruson.com/china-revises-guidelines-for-patent-examination/...
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Australia Update: Swiss style claims and patent term extension
Under Australian patent law, the term of a pharmaceutical patent may be extended if certain criteria are met. In this regard, a patent term extension (PTE) of up to...
Under Australian patent law, the term of a pharmaceutical patent may be extended if certain criteria are met. In...
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Beiersdorf AG v Unilever PLC [2017] NZIPOTM 18 (6 July 2017)
This matter concerned an opposition filed by Unilever Plc against Beiersdorf AG’s New Zealand trade mark registration No. 1005360 for BLACK & WHITE in relation to “deodorants and anti-perspirants...
This matter concerned an opposition filed by Unilever Plc against Beiersdorf AG’s New Zealand trade mark registration No. 1005360...
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A recipe for patent reform: Australian Government releases its response to Productivity Commission’s Final Report on IP Arrangements in Australia
Late last week, the Australian Government published its much-anticipated response to the Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into IP Arrangements in Australia. The response follows the Commission’s Final Report, which was...
Late last week, the Australian Government published its much-anticipated response to the Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into IP Arrangements in...
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Update on Swiss-type patent claims in Australia
As discussed in our previous article, ‘Swiss-type’ format is one of several claim types that can be used in Australia for obtaining protection related to therapeutics. The general structure...
As discussed in our previous article, ‘Swiss-type’ format is one of several claim types that can be used in...
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