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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Diagnostic Methods in Australia
In Sequenom, Inc. v Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc. FCA 1011, the Federal Court confirmed that diagnostic methods are patentable subject-matter in Australia. This will be a satisfying result for...
In Sequenom, Inc. v Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc. FCA 1011, the Federal Court confirmed that diagnostic methods are patentable...
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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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