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Further pain for AFT as court finds new Maxigesic ads misleading
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-08-04 4:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

AFT Pharmaceuticals has suffered another blow over its Maxigesic advertisements, with a judge finding the marketing material misled consumers by claiming to provide better, faster […]

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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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Road barrier companies hit the brakes on patent dispute
Intellectual Property 2020-06-25 1:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement has been reached in a dispute between UK-based Hill & Smith Holdings and Australia-based Safe Barriers Pty Ltd over a patented road safety […]

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AFT loses challenge to ruling over ‘misleading’ Maxigesic ads
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-03-19 9:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

AFT Pharmaceuticals has lost its challenge to a ruling that ads claiming its painkiller Maxigesic is more effective than Nuremol were misleading and deceptive, with […]

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Hill & Smith employee who jumped ship to face patent claims
Intellectual Property 2020-01-13 8:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

UK-based company Hill & Smith Holdings has won court approval to expand its patent case against Australia-based Safe Barriers Pty Ltd for allegedly infringing its […]

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Federal Court backs IP Australia’s rejection of computer-implemented invention
Intellectual Property 2019-11-25 4:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Federal Court has again sided with with the Commissioner of Patents in a challenge to a ruling that found two patents for a computer-implemented […]

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Designer appeals loss after court finds bikini style name not a trade mark
Intellectual Property 2019-11-06 7:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

Women’s fashion designer Pinnacle Runway is challenging a ruling that found a rival’s use of the name ‘Delphine’ to describe a bikini style did not […]

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Encompass patents don’t pass muster with IP Australia, despite amendment
Intellectual Property 2019-11-04 5:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

IP Australia has found two Encompass innovation patents that were at the centre of a highly anticipated Full Federal Court ruling on the patentability of […]

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Full Federal Court declines to clarify standard for patentability of computer-implemented inventions
Intellectual Property 2019-09-13 10:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A five-judge panel of the Full Federal Court has found two innovation patents by financial software company Encompass Corp. are not a manner of manufacture, […]

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‘We’re not in the realm of snake oil’: AFT appeals Maxigesic judgment
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-08-13 9:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

AFT Pharmaceuticals has challenged a Federal Court decision that found its Maxisegic ads were misleading and deceptive, saying the judge “set the bar too high” […]

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