Australia’s Patent Box One Step Closer: Bill introduced into Australian Parliament
Eligibility proposed for Australia’s patent box regime for Australian medical and biotechnology industries is now clear, following the introduction of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Tax Concession for Australian Medical...
Eligibility proposed for Australia’s patent box regime for Australian medical and biotechnology industries is now clear, following the introduction...
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Testing times for Taiho’s Swiss-style claims
Most practitioners would agree that Swiss-style claims are not their favourite claim format. Swiss-style claims can be difficult to formulate or construe, particularly if the medical use in question...
Most practitioners would agree that Swiss-style claims are not their favourite claim format. Swiss-style claims can be difficult to...
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Pharmaceutical patent term extension update: the Commissioner appeals the Ono decision and the Australian Patent Office releases a practice update
The Australian Patent Commissioner has appealed the Federal Court decision of Ono Pharmaceutical Co, Ltd v Commissioner of Patents FCA 643 (“Ono”) relating to pharmaceutical patent term extensions...
The Australian Patent Commissioner has appealed the Federal Court decision of Ono Pharmaceutical Co, Ltd v Commissioner of Patents...
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The end is nigh: innovation patents closing soon – don’t miss out
As mentioned in our previous article, the innovation patent, Australia’s second tier patent system, is being phased out from 25 August 2021. Applications with a later filing date cannot...
As mentioned in our previous article, the innovation patent, Australia’s second tier patent system, is being phased out from...
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Patenting in Papua New Guinea
Following recent modernisation improvements, the Patent Office now accepts most documents as electronic lodgements (except for some lodgement forms which still require the originals to be filed). This...
Following recent modernisation improvements, the Patent Office now accepts most documents as electronic lodgements (except for some lodgement forms...
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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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