Non-use Grace Period Reduced
A number of changes to Australia’s IP legislation come into effect on 24 February 2019 as a result of the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 1...
A number of changes to Australia’s IP legislation come into effect on 24 February 2019 as a result of...
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Spruson & Ferguson’s Asia-Pacific Patent Team at BIO 2019
Members of Spruson & Ferguson's Asia-Pacific Patent team will be attending the 2019 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia.
Members of Spruson & Ferguson's Asia-Pacific Patent team will be attending the 2019 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia.
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Spruson & Ferguson receives multiple rankings in WTR 1000 – 2019
We are pleased to announce that Spruson and Ferguson has been recognised in the 2019 edition of the World Trademark Review 1000 for several countries across the Asia-Pacific. Australia...
We are pleased to announce that Spruson and Ferguson has been recognised in the 2019 edition of the World...
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Australia: The Forgiving Country
A common question regarding Australian practice is whether National Phase Entry is possible after a deadline has passed. In Australia, this is possible through the general extension of time...
A common question regarding Australian practice is whether National Phase Entry is possible after a deadline has passed. In...
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Perpetual contracts: can they be terminated?
In an article published in May last year, we examined the right to terminate a contract if the other party was insolvent and the impact of a recent amendment...
In an article published in May last year, we examined the right to terminate a contract if the other...
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New Zealand and Australian Grace Period
The Australian patent system has a ‘grace period’ for public disclosure of an invention without affecting the novelty or inventiveness of a patent application. This grace period applies when...
The Australian patent system has a ‘grace period’ for public disclosure of an invention without affecting the novelty or...
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Pharmaceutical patents: Fighting a $25 million claim for damages
A recent Full Federal Court decision in Australia provides a useful insight as to how a Court in Australia will calculate damages in proceedings concerning the infringement of a...
A recent Full Federal Court decision in Australia provides a useful insight as to how a Court in Australia...
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Spruson & Ferguson Practitioners Recognised as MIP Rising Stars
We are pleased to announce that Spruson & Ferguson practitioners Sarah McKeith, Daniel Wilson, Jonathan Loh and Grace Wong have been recognised as MIP (Managing Intellectually Property) Rising Stars...
We are pleased to announce that Spruson & Ferguson practitioners Sarah McKeith, Daniel Wilson, Jonathan Loh and Grace Wong...
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New gTLD Sunrise Availability January and February 2019
Generic top-level domains (gTLD) such as .com, .net and .org typically cycle through a “Sunrise Period” prior to becoming available to the general public.
Generic top-level domains (gTLD) such as .com, .net and .org typically cycle through a “Sunrise Period” prior to becoming...
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