When is paying patent excess claims fees excessive in Australia and New Zealand?
Introduction In 2020, both IP Australia and the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (“IPONZ”) introduced updated fee schedules, with new fee structures impacting the payment of excess claims fees....
Introduction In 2020, both IP Australia and the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (“IPONZ”) introduced updated fee schedules, with...
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Licella leads the way in innovative recycling of plastics
World Intellectual Property Day is held annually on the 26th April to celebrate and remind us how IP encourages innovation and creativity. This year the theme for World IP Day is:...
World Intellectual Property Day is held annually on the 26th April to celebrate and remind us how IP encourages innovation and...
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Co-pack causes patent term extension problems for Patentee
Pharma Mar S.A. applied for a patent term extension (PTE) for their Australian patent 754073 on the basis of the listing on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) of the...
Pharma Mar S.A. applied for a patent term extension (PTE) for their Australian patent 754073 on the basis of the...
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Conference poster presentations as prior art for the assessment of novelty of a later patent application
Conferences are an important way for scientists and researchers to share and promote their research. They typically include poster presentation sessions where researchers present their findings. Conferences help generate interest in the scientific community...
Conferences are an important way for scientists and researchers to share and promote their research. They typically include poster presentation sessions...
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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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New Zealand Update: Trans-Tasman Initiatives
The implementation of a single trans-Tasman patent application/examination process and patent attorney regime may be one-step closer.
The implementation of a single trans-Tasman patent application/examination process and patent attorney regime may be one-step closer.
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Australian IP Amendment Bill Tackles Trans-Tasman Initiatives and TRIPS Protocol
As Australian patent applicants, their representatives, and the Australian Patent Office settle into life after the substantial changes to patents legislation brought about by the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment...
As Australian patent applicants, their representatives, and the Australian Patent Office settle into life after the substantial changes to...
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