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IP Australia accuses judge of ‘impermissible gloss’ on patent term extension law
Appeals 2021-07-15 5:29 pm By Cindy Cameronne

IP Australia has appealed a ruling granting drug company Ono Pharmaceutical a patent extension for a cancer immunotherapy drug, calling it an “impermissible gloss” on […]

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Court throws out ‘absurd’ ruling on patent term extensions
Intellectual Property 2021-06-16 1:34 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has overturned a ruling from the Australian Patent Office that shortened the amount of time available to companies under patent term extensions, saying […]

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Bordeaux estate behind $500 wine sues Tassie producer over ‘knockoffs’
Intellectual Property 2021-05-20 6:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

A nearly 100-year-old Bordeaux estate that makes the Vieux Château Certan wine, which retails for at least $500, has taken a Tasmanian winemaker to court […]

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Mylan fails in High Court bid to save patents for top seller Lipidil
Intellectual Property 2020-11-06 12:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has declined to take up Mylan’s challenge to a Full Court ruling upholding the invalidity of three patents for its blockbuster cholesterol […]

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High Court won’t hear Kraft, Bega peanut butter trade dress dispute
Appeals 2020-11-13 4:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court won’t wade into Kraft-Heinz’s intellectual property dispute with Bega after the US food giant came up short twice its battle over the […]

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ACCC to sink allegations Samsung had no reasonable grounds for waterproof claims
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-03-03 4:27 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission has retreated from its claim Samsung Electronics allegedly made false, misleading and deceptive representations when marketing the water resistant […]

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Designer appeals ruling that trendy handbag not a work of artistic craftsmanship
Intellectual Property 2021-02-08 5:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An Australian maker of neoprene handbags sold at high-end retailers has appealed its loss in a copyright dispute over alleged knockoffs, contesting a judge’s finding […]

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Mylan loses Lipidil appeal, despite court finding proof of intention not needed for Swiss-style claims
Intellectual Property 2020-07-03 5:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Mylan Health has lost its challenge to a ruling that invalidated three patents related to its blockbuster cholesterol drug Lipidil, despite the appeals court finding […]

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Kraft takes trade dress battle with Bega to High Court
Intellectual Property 2020-05-21 11:12 am By Christine Caulfield

US food giant Kraft-Heinz wants the High Court to hear its intellectual property stoush with Bega after twice losing the battle over the right to […]

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Bega triumphs again in $60M battle over peanut butter IP rights
Intellectual Property 2020-04-14 3:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Kraft has lost an appeal in its high-stakes legal battle against Bega over the right to use its distinctive peanut butter trade dress in Australia. […]

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