The “patent bargain” for clean technologies – altering the deal
This article was published originally in the LexisNexis Australian Intellectual Property Law Bulletin, Volume 31, Number 6, pp.111-114 (2018), and is republished here with permission. The published article can...
This article was published originally in the LexisNexis Australian Intellectual Property Law Bulletin, Volume 31, Number 6, pp.111-114 (2018),...
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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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Making use of expedited examination for “cleantech”
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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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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