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Court blocks Konami’s last-minute defence in damages trial over Aristocrat pokie patent
Intellectual Property October 17, 2019 9:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

Gaming and entertainment giant Konami has lost a bid to amend its defence in a patent case by rival Aristocrat Technologies on the second day […]

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Ex-fintech CEO wins $2.2M in damages after unlawful dismissal
Employment October 14, 2019 5:58 pm By Amelia Birnie

The former CEO of financial software firm GBST has been awarded more than $2.2 million in damages, with a court finding he was wrongfully terminated […]

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Aristocrat goes ‘too far’: Konami tells court pokie patent damages should be proportional
Intellectual Property October 14, 2019 10:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

Aristocrat Technology has gone “too far” in seeking full profits from the sale of Konami Australia’s infringing pokie machines, with Konami arguing the court should […]

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Motorola slams Hytera for ‘pig-headed’ approach to IP expert evidence
Intellectual Property October 11, 2019 2:18 pm By Amelia Birnie

Motorola has slammed competitor Hytera for its “spectacularly poor” handling of expert evidence in a high stakes intellectual property dispute between the two tech giants, […]

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Aristocrat wins Konami’s tax returns ahead of IP damages hearing
Intellectual Property October 9, 2019 3:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

Gaming giant Aristocrat Technologies Australia can look over the tax returns of rival Konami Australia as the two companies prepare for next week’s hearing over […]

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Apple can patent iPhone swipe invention, Patent Office says
Intellectual Property October 9, 2019 2:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Silicon Valley giant Apple can patent an iPhone configuration that allows users to swap out a set of icons with a swipe of the screen […]

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University of Sydney wins IP rights case against ObjectiVision
Intellectual Property October 2, 2019 3:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

The University of Sydney has emerged triumphant in its long running battle over the intellectual property rights of a glaucoma testing device, with the Federal […]

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Battle ahead as Hanwha seeks to ‘strengthen’ solar patent after suing rivals for infringement
Intellectual Property October 2, 2019 4:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

Global solar panel manufacturer Hanwha Q CELLS wants to amend the patent behind its solar technology, more than six months after launching infringement proceedings against […]

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Court not convinced ‘superhuman’ judge needed for back-to-back GetSwift hearings
Securities September 16, 2019 5:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has dismissed an application by GetSwift to delay the hearing of a shareholder class action against it, despite arguments that a […]

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Full Federal Court declines to clarify standard for patentability of computer-implemented inventions
Intellectual Property September 13, 2019 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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