Significant Reduction in Trade Mark Official Fees in China
On 28 June 2019, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) released a lowering of fees notice in relation to Chinese trade marks and patents as part of the...
On 28 June 2019, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) released a lowering of fees notice in relation...
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Diagnostic Methods in Australia
In Sequenom, Inc. v Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc. FCA 1011, the Federal Court confirmed that diagnostic methods are patentable subject-matter in Australia. This will be a satisfying result for...
In Sequenom, Inc. v Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc. FCA 1011, the Federal Court confirmed that diagnostic methods are patentable...
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Spruson & Ferguson Appoints New Of Counsel, Ken Bolton
Spruson & Ferguson is pleased to announce the appointment of Ken Bolton, who joins the firm in the position of Of Counsel. Ken will be joining the EICT (engineering,...
Spruson & Ferguson is pleased to announce the appointment of Ken Bolton, who joins the firm in the position...
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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 2019 promotions. The appointments have been made in the firm’s Sydney, Brisbane,...
Spruson & Ferguson is pleased to announce the appointment of four new Principals across the firm as part of the 2019...
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Case Note: H Lundbeck A/S v Sandoz Pty Ltd [2019] APO 18
In the recent Australian Patent Office decision of H Lundbeck A/S v Sandoz Pty Ltd APO 18 (11 April 2019), Sandoz was successful in its application for a compulsory licence to protect its...
In the recent Australian Patent Office decision of H Lundbeck A/S v Sandoz Pty Ltd APO 18 (11 April 2019), Sandoz was...
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Australia Update: Innovation Patent and Inventive Step Changes Back on Track
The Australian Government has released its summary of legislation proposed for introduction to Parliament in the 2019 Winter/Spring sittings. Pertinently to our colleagues and friends in intellectual property, the creatively named “Intellectual...
The Australian Government has released its summary of legislation proposed for introduction to Parliament in the 2019 Winter/Spring sittings. Pertinently to our...
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Australia Update: Changes to Translation Filing Requirements
Verified translations of international (PCT) patent applications not published in English will no longer be required to support entry of the application into the Australian national phase following impending changes to Australia’s...
Verified translations of international (PCT) patent applications not published in English will no longer be required to support entry of the...
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Case Note: Bauer Consumer Media Ltd v Evergreen Television Pty Ltd [2019] FCAFC 71
Summary This Full Court Decision concerned whether Bauer Consumer Media Ltd and Bauer Media Pty Ltd (together, Bauer) had fairly put the Trade Mark Applicant, Evergreen Television Pty Ltd (Evergreen) on notice of...
Summary This Full Court Decision concerned whether Bauer Consumer Media Ltd and Bauer Media Pty Ltd (together, Bauer) had fairly put the...
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Case Note Re: Apple Inc v Swatch AG [2019] ATMO 19 (8 February 2019)
Apple Inc. (“Apple”) opposed the extension of protection to International Registrations designating Australia for SWATCH ONE MORE THING (IR no. 1261460/Australian application no. 1715688) and ONE MORE THING (IR...
Apple Inc. (“Apple”) opposed the extension of protection to International Registrations designating Australia for SWATCH ONE MORE THING (IR...
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