USPTO Rescinds Controversial Patent Regulations Package
In a welcome development for U.S. patent applicants around the world, President Barack Obama’s newly appointed Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States...
In a welcome development for U.S. patent applicants around the world, President Barack Obama’s newly appointed Under Secretary of...
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Patently successful – Camera mount for smooth panning
When watching documentaries there is likely to be a slow moving show panning across the wilderness or sky. That slow smooth panning shot is actually very difficult to achieve,...
When watching documentaries there is likely to be a slow moving show panning across the wilderness or sky. That...
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Full Federal Court Dismisses UWA v Gray Appeal
The eagerly awaited decision of the Full Federal Court in the appeal against the first instance decision in University of Western Australia v Gray was handed down late last...
The eagerly awaited decision of the Full Federal Court in the appeal against the first instance decision in University...
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Patently Successful – Breakthrough for lawn mowing
Victa is one of the best known and loved Australian brands of lawn mowers. But not many people know the patented technology that revolutionised the way lawn mowers were...
Victa is one of the best known and loved Australian brands of lawn mowers. But not many people know...
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Export Market Development Grants Available for IP Costs
Intellectual Property (IP) is a valuable strategic and financial asset for every organisation. Like any other resource, IP should be carefully managed and opportunities should be sought to exploit...
Intellectual Property (IP) is a valuable strategic and financial asset for every organisation. Like any other resource, IP should...
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Restrictions on the Parallel Importation of Books
The Productivity Commission released a research report in June 2009 recommending that the present legislative restrictions on the parallel importation of books be repealed because the restrictions place upward...
The Productivity Commission released a research report in June 2009 recommending that the present legislative restrictions on the parallel...
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Ruling Bolsters Grace Period for Divisional Applications
On 1 April 2002, Australian patent legislation introduced expanded “grace period” provisions for disregarding certain disclosures as potential prior art.
On 1 April 2002, Australian patent legislation introduced expanded “grace period” provisions for disregarding certain disclosures as potential prior...
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Full Federal Court Considers Innovation Patent on Appeal
As reported in an earlier news alert, in August 2008 a single judge of the Federal Court of Australia handed down his decision on the first case to consider...
As reported in an earlier news alert, in August 2008 a single judge of the Federal Court of Australia...
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H Lundbeck A/S v Alphapharm Pty Ltd [2009] FCAFC 70
The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has recently handed down its decision in the Australian round of litigation relating to Lundbeck’s patent for the antidepressant Escitalopram...
The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has recently handed down its decision in the Australian round...
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New Facebook usernames and your trade marks
As you may be aware from recent media reports, from tomorrow Facebook will allow users to register a username as part of a second-level domain name, in the form...
As you may be aware from recent media reports, from tomorrow Facebook will allow users to register a username...
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Sigma Pharmaceuticals (Australia) v Wyeth
In the recent Australian Federal Court decision of Sigma Pharmaceuticals (Australia) Pty Ltd v Wyeth FCA 595, Wyeth were successful in preventing Sigma’s launch of a generic version...
In the recent Australian Federal Court decision of Sigma Pharmaceuticals (Australia) Pty Ltd v Wyeth FCA 595, Wyeth...
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