Australian Designs Checklist
We provide a checklist below covering some important aspects to consider in relation to Australian Designs. Are you seeking protection for features or appearance of a product? Generally speaking, a design registration...
We provide a checklist below covering some important aspects to consider in relation to Australian Designs. Are you seeking protection for...
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A comparison of the Australian designs system vs. key overseas jurisdictions
Our team of designs specialists has written extensively about filing strategies concerning registered designs in Australia over the years. See, for example: Australian Designs Law - Key features to...
Our team of designs specialists has written extensively about filing strategies concerning registered designs in Australia over the years....
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Case Note: Olvey & Sketo v Danko & Gabrys [2019] APO 42
This case highlights the importance of maintaining comprehensive records throughout the ideation and development stage of your invention.   
This case highlights the importance of maintaining comprehensive records throughout the ideation and development stage of your invention.   
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IPOS Introduces New Programmes to Spur Innovation
The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), Lloyd’s Asia, and Antares Underwriting Asia, have launched an initiative to support innovative enterprises as they enter global markets. Called the Intellectual Property Insurance Initiative...
The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), Lloyd’s Asia, and Antares Underwriting Asia, have launched an initiative to support innovative enterprises...
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判例研究:Davies V Lazer Safe Pty Ltd [2019] FCAFC 65
この判例では、平易な英語の意味を用いてクレームを解釈すること、およびクレームの言語に「光沢」を加えないことの重要性が強調されました。
この判例では、平易な英語の意味を用いてクレームを解釈すること、およびクレームの言語に「光沢」を加えないことの重要性が強調されました。
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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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