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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The importance of Swiss-style claims in Australia
The Federal Court has recently issued a decision that highlights the importance of including Swiss-style claims in Australian pharmaceutical patents. As reported previously, the Federal Court (Nicholas J) confirmed in Apotex Pty...
The Federal Court has recently issued a decision that highlights the importance of including Swiss-style claims in Australian pharmaceutical...
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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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Codon-optimised nucleic acids remain patentable following Myriad
In a decision that issued on 5 July 2016 (“Cargill Incorporated v Dow AgroSciences LLC APO 43”), the Australian Patent Office confirmed that a nucleic acid that has...
In a decision that issued on 5 July 2016 (“Cargill Incorporated v Dow AgroSciences LLC APO 43”), the...
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