New Zealand Update: Time to Examine Your Potential Patent Fees
Following our previous updates in November 2018 and April 2019, we now have certainty regarding patent fee increases in New Zealand.  Cabinet and the Executive Council of the New...
Following our previous updates in November 2018 and April 2019, we now have certainty regarding patent fee increases in...
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New Zealand Update: Proposed Changes in Patent Legislation and Fees
In this article, we review some recent developments, including: - Upcoming examination request deadlines and a change in practice at the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ); - Proposed increases...
In this article, we review some recent developments, including: - Upcoming examination request deadlines and a change in practice at...
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A recipe for patent reform: Australian Government releases its response to Productivity Commission’s Final Report on IP Arrangements in Australia
Late last week, the Australian Government published its much-anticipated response to the Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into IP Arrangements in Australia. The response follows the Commission’s Final Report, which was...
Late last week, the Australian Government published its much-anticipated response to the Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into IP Arrangements in...
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Second Medical Use Claims in Australia
The pharmaceutical industry is an important driver of patent activity. Amongst the protections sought are second medical uses, wherein a known substance is to be used in a novel...
The pharmaceutical industry is an important driver of patent activity. Amongst the protections sought are second medical uses, wherein...
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Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Announced
Last night, finalisation of the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement between Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the US and Vietnam was announced...
Last night, finalisation of the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement between Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico,...
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