Innovation Patent Bar Raised Too
The Raising the Bar Act will introduce significant changes to Australia’s Patents Act on 15 April 2013. While the impact of the Raising the Bar Act on standard...
The Raising the Bar Act will introduce significant changes to Australia’s Patents Act on 15 April 2013. While...
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The Fall of Omnibus Claims
Australia’s “Raising the Bar Act” is set to take effect 15 April 2013. One of the provisions of the new law is that omnibus claims will no longer be...
Australia’s “Raising the Bar Act” is set to take effect 15 April 2013. One of the provisions of the...
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Pharmaceutical Patents Review Recommends Restriction of PTEs/SPCs
In our news alert of 21 November 2012 we drew attention to the Review of Pharmaceutical Patents which was announced by the Australian Government and we raised concerns about...
In our news alert of 21 November 2012 we drew attention to the Review of Pharmaceutical Patents which was...
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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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