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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The examination “red carpet” for cleantech patent applications in Australia
In recent years, IP “buzzwords” have included superconductors, gene patents, business methods and computer software.  Society’s ever-increasing environmental awareness now dictates that “cleantech” is the latest vogue.  The Australian...
In recent years, IP “buzzwords” have included superconductors, gene patents, business methods and computer software.  Society’s ever-increasing environmental awareness...
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New Australian patents claiming chemical compounds may be vulnerable to revocation
It seems the abolition of Australia’s second-tier patent system, the innovation patent, (as detrimental as this will be for Australian business) could be considered a high-profile distraction to divert attention...
It seems the abolition of Australia’s second-tier patent system, the innovation patent, (as detrimental as this will be for Australian...
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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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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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Case Note: H Lundbeck A/S v Sandoz Pty Ltd [2019] APO 18
In the recent Australian Patent Office decision of H Lundbeck A/S v Sandoz Pty Ltd APO 18 (11 April 2019), Sandoz was successful in its application for a compulsory licence to protect its...
In the recent Australian Patent Office decision of H Lundbeck A/S v Sandoz Pty Ltd APO 18 (11 April 2019), Sandoz was...
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