Case Note: Davies V Lazer Safe Pty Ltd [2019] FCAFC 65
This case highlights the importance of construing claims using plain English meaning and not adding a “gloss” to the language of a claim. Background The primary judge held in Davies V...
This case highlights the importance of construing claims using plain English meaning and not adding a “gloss” to the...
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Spare parts and the ‘repair defence’ against infringement
The Federal Court of Australia (‘the Court’) in GM Global Technology Operations LLC v S.S.S. Auto Parts Pty Ltd has handed down its judgement in relation to, amongst...
The Federal Court of Australia (‘the Court’) in GM Global Technology Operations LLC v S.S.S. Auto Parts Pty Ltd...
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SIPO releases details for validating China invention patents in Cambodia
Further to our article on the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Intellectual Property Cooperation between Cambodia's Ministry of Industry and Handicrafts (MIH) and the People’s Republic of China (SIPO),...
Further to our article on the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Intellectual Property Cooperation between Cambodia's Ministry of Industry...
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Ensuring valid protection of your design in Australia
Some recent examples of prior publication of designs have highlighted the need for Australian designers to be vigilant to avoid any public disclosure of their design prior to filing...
Some recent examples of prior publication of designs have highlighted the need for Australian designers to be vigilant to...
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Indochina Updates – Developments in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos
New official fees in Vietnam to take effect from 1 January 2017 The Ministry of Finance of Vietnam has issued a Circular (No. 263/2016/TT-BTC) stipulating the official fees to be...
New official fees in Vietnam to take effect from 1 January 2017 The Ministry of Finance of Vietnam has issued...
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Government responds positively to proposed reforms to Australian Designs Law
The Australian government has responded positively to the Advisory Council on Intellectual property’s (ACIP’s) review of the Australian designs system in a report accessible here. The purpose of this...
The Australian government has responded positively to the Advisory Council on Intellectual property’s (ACIP’s) review of the Australian designs...
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A breath of fresh air for design registration fans
Q: What do you call a person that really likes ceilings? A: A ceiling fan. Q: What do you call a ceiling fan that really likes fans? A: A ceiling fan fan. Ok,...
Q: What do you call a person that really likes ceilings? A: A ceiling fan. Q: What do you call a...
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Update: Brexit and Your IP in Europe
In a referendum held on 23 June 2016, the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU). Pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union, the withdrawal...
In a referendum held on 23 June 2016, the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU). Pursuant to...
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