Tablet Wars in Australia: Apple and Samsung, the story so far…
The patent litigation between Apple and Samsung in the Australian Federal Court has received much attention in the print and television media. As is widely known, Apple sought –...
The patent litigation between Apple and Samsung in the Australian Federal Court has received much attention in the print...
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Apple v Samsung
There has been much talk in the media recently surrounding the intellectual property related dispute between technology giants Apple and Samsung.  In the dispute, both sides are alleging that...
There has been much talk in the media recently surrounding the intellectual property related dispute between technology giants Apple...
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New Zealand Trade Marks Amendment Bill 2008 Passed
The New Zealand Trade Marks Amendment Bill 2008 (“the Bill”), introduced into New Zealand’s Parliament 3 years ago as the Trade Marks (International Treaties and Enforcement) Amendment Bill 2008,...
The New Zealand Trade Marks Amendment Bill 2008 (“the Bill”), introduced into New Zealand’s Parliament 3 years ago as...
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New IP Laws Introduced to the Australian Parliament
Our News Alert of 4 March 2011 reported on the INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAWS AMENDMENT (RAISING THE BAR) BILL 2011 which proposes significant changes to Australian Intellectual Property laws. This...
Our News Alert of 4 March 2011 reported on the INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAWS AMENDMENT (RAISING THE BAR) BILL 2011...
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US Federal Court Restricts Inequitable Conduct Challenges
An important decision on US patent law was handed down last week, greatly curtailing challenges against US patents on the basis of alleged inequitable conduct by patentees.
An important decision on US patent law was handed down last week, greatly curtailing challenges against US patents on...
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Tobacco Plain Packaging Bill 2011 – Exposure Draft Released
On 7 April 2011, the Australian Commonwealth Government released an exposure draft of the Tobacco Plain Packaging Bill 2011 (“Bill”) which is described as a Bill for an Act...
On 7 April 2011, the Australian Commonwealth Government released an exposure draft of the Tobacco Plain Packaging Bill 2011...
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Assistance for Japanese Applicants in Australia
On Wednesday this week, the governmental agency IP Australia expressed its support for the Japanese people in the wake of the recent earthquake and tsunami disasters, and reminded the...
On Wednesday this week, the governmental agency IP Australia expressed its support for the Japanese people in the wake...
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Innovation Pathways Business Method Refused
In a recent decision (Invention Pathways Pty Ltd APO 10 (21 July 2010)), the Australian Patent Office held that a business method directed to a method for commercialising...
In a recent decision (Invention Pathways Pty Ltd APO 10 (21 July 2010)), the Australian Patent Office held...
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Official Fee Changes at IP Australia
The Australian Government has recently approved increases to certain patent fees by IP Australia. The fee increases relate only to patents. Fees relating to trademarks, designs, and plant breeder’s...
The Australian Government has recently approved increases to certain patent fees by IP Australia. The fee increases relate only...
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