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The house wins: Aristocrat beats out IP Australia in fight over slot machine patents
Intellectual Property 2020-06-05 10:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

Gaming giant Aristocrat Technologies has succeeded in its appeal of an IP Australia decision rejecting four of its gaming patents, with a judge finding they […]

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‘This case makes no sense’: Judge says ‘Love Is In The Air’ infringed, but no damages owed
Intellectual Property 2020-04-27 1:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has found that an Oregon electronic music duo “flagrantly” copied the 1977 disco hit ‘Love Is In The Air’, but has rejected most […]

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Fuchs infringed Quaker patents at BHP mine, court finds
Intellectual Property 2020-04-21 7:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has found that Fuchs Lubricants infringed two patents owned by Quaker Chemicals by supplying hydraulic fluid to a Queensland mine owned by […]

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Rejecting ‘highly experimental’ alternative, judge vacates Motorola, Hytera copyright trial
Intellectual Property 2020-04-27 4:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has vacated the next stage of an intellectual property fight between Motorola and Hytera Communications because of laws prohibiting witnesses located in China […]

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‘Total war’: Judge rejects Hytera’s new defence in Motorola IP dispute
Intellectual Property 2020-03-06 3:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

Calling the complex intellectual property dispute a “total war” between the tech giants, a judge has dismissed a proposed amended defence by Hytera Communications to […]

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Costly IP cases could make Australian courts look bad, Dynastat patent judge says
Intellectual Property 2020-02-26 5:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge overseeing patent litigation over the painkiller Dynastat has urged the parties to narrow any issues in dispute, saying the excessive amounts of money […]

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Rokt parries blows from Full Court as it looks to save software patent
Intellectual Property 2020-02-10 9:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

A landmark ruling granting fintech Rokt’s application for a software patent has come under attack before the Full Federal Court, with the judges expressing skepticism […]

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Full Court says Oxworks wrongly awarded extra damages in patent suit
Intellectual Property 2020-01-09 5:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has provided clarity around additional damages in patent cases by reducing the penalties liable to be paid by an Australian fencing […]

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Corrs partner on the hook for security in DNA patent appeal
Intellectual Property 2020-01-06 5:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

A partner at Corrs Chambers Westgarth who successfully opposed a genome editing patent by ToolGen, and a corporate predecessor of law firm Ashurst, have been […]

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Hytera can argue Motorola should have alerted it to stolen IP sooner, Full Court says
Intellectual Property 2019-11-29 2:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Federal Court has handed a win to Hytera in its high-stakes intellectual property litigation with Motorola, allowing the Chinese radio manufacturer to file […]

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