They Don’t Really Own MY Genes, do they?
No, not yours or anyone else’s. A gene patent does not give the patentee ownership of a gene in your body.
No, not yours or anyone else’s. A gene patent does not give the patentee ownership of a gene in...
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Copyright Protection
Copyright protects the expression in material form of ideas or information. Copyright protection may be enjoyed by, for example, a book, a sculpture, a song or a picture.  Unlike...
Copyright protects the expression in material form of ideas or information. Copyright protection may be enjoyed by, for example,...
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ICANN – Trade Mark Clearinghouse Launch Date
In mid-2013, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) intends to launch over 1,500 new Generic Top Level Domain Names (gTLDs) which will have significant consequences for...
In mid-2013, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) intends to launch over 1,500 new Generic Top...
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Swedish Biotech Exports – more than ABBA, IKEA and Volvo…?
For a small country such as Sweden, biotechnology, which accounts for 20% of Sweden’s net exports, occupies an important place in the Swedish economy. With a host of some...
For a small country such as Sweden, biotechnology, which accounts for 20% of Sweden’s net exports, occupies an important...
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Case Note: Britax Childcare Pty Ltd v Infa-Secure Pty Ltd [No 3] FCA 1019
Relief for infringement available before publication of any Divisional Innovation Patent.This case concerned alleged infringement of several innovations patents derived from a standard parent application.
Relief for infringement available before publication of any Divisional Innovation Patent.This case concerned alleged infringement of several innovations patents...
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Brand Aid
A generic trade mark, a genericized trade mark or proprietary eponym, is a trade mark that has become the generic name for, or synonymous with, a general class of...
A generic trade mark, a genericized trade mark or proprietary eponym, is a trade mark that has become the...
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Subject matter hopes dashed
In the recent Federal Court decision Research Affiliates LLC v Commissioner of Patents, Justice Emmett upheld the Patent Office’s decision to reject two patent applications in the name of...
In the recent Federal Court decision Research Affiliates LLC v Commissioner of Patents, Justice Emmett upheld the Patent Office’s...
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