Most Recent
Pfizer sues drug companies over Enbrel biosimilar
Intellectual Property 2022-05-10 11:38 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has fired off a lawsuit against four drug companies for allegedly infringing one of its patents for biologic Enbrel by selling a […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Trendy neoprene handbag not entitled to copyright protection, Full Court finds
Intellectual Property 2022-04-20 6:08 pm By Sam Matthews

An Australian designer of a trendy neoprene handbag sold at high-end department stores has lost an appeal which challenged a judge’s finding that its flagship […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Full Court deals drug companies a blow on patent term extensions
Intellectual Property 2022-03-18 10:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Court has upheld two judgments that shortened patent term extensions granted to Merck Sharpe & Dohme and Ono Pharmaceuticals, finding the extension regime […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Pfizer wins more docs in preliminary discovery saga over Enbrel biosimilar
Intellectual Property 2021-11-18 12:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

Five years into a preliminary discovery application for a potential patent infringement lawsuit over a biosimilar of its Enbrel medication, Pfizer has partially succeeded in […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

Ono Pharmaceutical faces grilling by Full Court in patent extension appeal
Intellectual Property 2021-11-04 9:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

Drug company Ono Pharmaceutical has faced tough questioning by an appeals court in a fight with IP Australia over a decision that secured it a […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

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 […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

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 […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

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 […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

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 […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.

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 […]

Subscribe for instant access to all Lawyerly content.

Already a subscriber?

Lost your password?

Want to test drive Lawyerly? Contact us to take a free trial.