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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Solar Bollard Lighting – Australian leaders in solar lighting solutions
Spruson & Ferguson is pleased to showcase our client, Solar Bollard Lighting who have recently received the prestigious Good Design Award Gold Accolade in the Product Design Furniture and...
Spruson & Ferguson is pleased to showcase our client, Solar Bollard Lighting who have recently received the prestigious Good...
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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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Proposed changes to Australia’s Designs System
In late 2019, the Australian Council on Intellectual Property (ACIP) called for public submissions on possible improvements to Australia’s Registered Designs System. Registered designs protect the visual appearance of...
In late 2019, the Australian Council on Intellectual Property (ACIP) called for public submissions on possible improvements to Australia’s...
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Spruson & Ferguson appoints four new Principals
Spruson & Ferguson is pleased to announce the appointment of four new Principals across the firm as part of the 2020 promotions. The appointments have been made in the firm’s...
Spruson & Ferguson is pleased to announce the appointment of four new Principals across the firm as part of...
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Battle of the IRON CHEF trade marks
Fuji Television Network Inc v Iron Chef Pizza Pty Ltd (2020) ATMO 107 (18 June 2020)  This decision concerns an opposition by Fuji Television Network Inc (“Fuji Television”) to an...
Fuji Television Network Inc v Iron Chef Pizza Pty Ltd (2020) ATMO 107 (18 June 2020)  This decision concerns an...
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