Transitional Provisions in the proposed IP Laws Amendment Bill
In a recent article we alerted you to the proposed Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Bill 2011 and accompanying explanatory memorandum. As summarized in our article the...
In a recent article we alerted you to the proposed Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Bill 2011...
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Combined Examination for Australian and New Zealand Patent Applications
A future single examination process for patent applications made in both Australia and New Zealand was jointly announced by Prime Ministers Julia Gillard and John Key on 16 February...
A future single examination process for patent applications made in both Australia and New Zealand was jointly announced by...
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Change in Patent Office practice for divisional applications
On 1 February 2011 the Australian Patent Office published an amendment to their “Manual of Practice and Procedure” for Examiners. The amendment relates to the Patent Office’s internal handling...
On 1 February 2011 the Australian Patent Office published an amendment to their “Manual of Practice and Procedure” for...
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Final Report of a Senate Committee Inquiry into Gene Patents
Further to our recent News Alert on the “Gene Patent Debate” the final report of a Senate Committee Inquiry into the impact of patenting of human genes and genetic...
Further to our recent News Alert on the “Gene Patent Debate” the final report of a Senate Committee Inquiry...
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Innovation Pathways Business Method Refused
In a recent decision (Invention Pathways Pty Ltd APO 10 (21 July 2010)), the Australian Patent Office held that a business method directed to a method for commercialising...
In a recent decision (Invention Pathways Pty Ltd APO 10 (21 July 2010)), the Australian Patent Office held...
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Official Fee Changes at IP Australia
The Australian Government has recently approved increases to certain patent fees by IP Australia. The fee increases relate only to patents. Fees relating to trademarks, designs, and plant breeder’s...
The Australian Government has recently approved increases to certain patent fees by IP Australia. The fee increases relate only...
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Arbitron v Telecontrol Aktiengesellschaft [2010] FCA 302
Justice Emmett has recently handed down judgment in the above Federal Court proceeding concerning the validity and alleged infringement of a patent relating to the automatic recognition of widely...
Justice Emmett has recently handed down judgment in the above Federal Court proceeding concerning the validity and alleged infringement...
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