Printer cartridge wars reach exhaustive conclusion
For the first time, the High Court adopted the doctrine of “patent exhaustion” to determine the nature and extent of monopoly rights of patent owners and departed from the...
For the first time, the High Court adopted the doctrine of “patent exhaustion” to determine the nature and extent...
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Biological deposits under the Budapest Treaty
In order to obtain patent protection in Australia, an invention must be novel, involve an inventive step and have industrial applicability. There is also a disclosure and enablement requirement...
In order to obtain patent protection in Australia, an invention must be novel, involve an inventive step and have...
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Key changes to Indonesian patent and trademark laws
Indonesia officially enacted Law No. 11 of year 2020, commonly known as the Omnibus Law, on 2 November 2020. The Omnibus Law contains revisions to multiple laws, including patent...
Indonesia officially enacted Law No. 11 of year 2020, commonly known as the Omnibus Law, on 2 November 2020....
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Extension of time for grace period in Australia
A 12 month “grace period” is provided in Australian Patent law, which allows any information made publicly available, with or without the consent of the applicant, the patentee, or...
A 12 month “grace period” is provided in Australian Patent law, which allows any information made publicly available, with...
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IP-led recovery: putting COVID-19 in the rear-view mirror
There has been a steady decline in innovation in Australia since the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) in 2007. This is clear from the Australian Patent Office data which shows...
There has been a steady decline in innovation in Australia since the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) in 2007. This...
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Revised Patent Rules in India effective from 19 October, 2020
The India Ministry of Commerce and Industry has issued a notification that the Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2020, was released and enforced on 19 October, 2020. In summary, the key amendments...
The India Ministry of Commerce and Industry has issued a notification that the Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2020, was released...
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What is an intermediate generalisation anyway?
The Australian provisions outlining whether an amendment to a patent specification is allowable or not were revised with the IP Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012 which came...
The Australian provisions outlining whether an amendment to a patent specification is allowable or not were revised with the...
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