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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Protection of Second and Subsequent Medical Use in Singapore
In Singapore, second and subsequent medical use of a known substance has traditionally been claimed as Swiss-style claims which take the form of “Use of compound X in the...
In Singapore, second and subsequent medical use of a known substance has traditionally been claimed as Swiss-style claims which...
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Patentability of Known Technology
For a product or process to be patentable in Australia, it is commonly understood that it must be novel (new), possess an inventive (non-obvious advantage over similar technology) and...
For a product or process to be patentable in Australia, it is commonly understood that it must be novel...
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Plant IP Protection in Australia: Patent, Plant Breeder’s Rights, or both?
In Australia, plant varieties, including genetically modified plants, can be protected under both the Australian Plant Breeder's Rights Act 1994 (the “PBR Act”) and the Australian Patents Act 1990....
In Australia, plant varieties, including genetically modified plants, can be protected under both the Australian Plant Breeder's Rights Act...
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Update on Swiss-type patent claims in Australia
As discussed in our previous article, ‘Swiss-type’ format is one of several claim types that can be used in Australia for obtaining protection related to therapeutics. The general structure...
As discussed in our previous article, ‘Swiss-type’ format is one of several claim types that can be used in...
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Plant Breeder’s Rights in Australia
People who know me well, know that I endeavour to tread lightly on this earth, minimizing my footprint as best I can. This encompasses actions my parents instilled in...
People who know me well, know that I endeavour to tread lightly on this earth, minimizing my footprint as...
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