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Judge refuses injunction bid by Redarc in fight over vehicle brake patent
Intellectual Property January 10, 2019 2:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected an application by auto electronics maker Redarc Group for an injunction in a case against rival B8 Systems over an innovation […]

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Trade mark reputation not a factor in deceptively similar cases: Full Court
Intellectual Property December 4, 2018 8:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge applied the “wrong test” when he considered the reputation of a trade mark in an infringement case alleging the marks of rival meat […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith accuser fears for safety in defamation trial
Defamation November 22, 2018 4:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

A key prospective witness in the Ben Roberts-Smith defamation case who has accused the war hero of domestic violence has described “genuine fears” for her […]

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Appeal filed in Fairlight synthesiser trade mark dispute
Entertainment November 14, 2018 10:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Keyboard specialist PKT Technologies has returned for an encore in a six-year long trade mark dispute, appealing a $384,000 judgment against it for violating a […]

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‘Ingenuity’ needed for software-aided biz method patent, IP Australia says
Intellectual Property November 9, 2018 9:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

A software-implemented business method could be patentable if programmed into a computer with “some ingenuity”, IP Australia told the Full Federal Court as a landmark […]

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Full Court urged to take ‘nuanced’ view of software patentability
Intellectual Property November 8, 2018 8:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

Fintech company Encompass has asked the Full Federal Court to take a more “nuanced” approach to software patentability than the one currently held by IP […]

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ABC, Fairfax appeal in Chau Chak Wing case to have ‘massive ramifications’ for press, court hears
Media November 7, 2018 10:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A barrister for the ABC and Fairfax has told the Federal Court that an appeal against the dismissal of their truth defence in the Chau […]

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IP lawyers seek to intervene in software patent appeal
Intellectual Property October 29, 2018 9:38 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A group representing patent and trade mark lawyers is seeking to intervene in a high-stakes appeal over computer software patents. The Institute of Patent and […]

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Roberts-Smith seeks suppression of ‘scandalous’ Fairfax defence in defamation case
Defamation October 12, 2018 10:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

Decorated war hero Ben Roberts-Smith wants to suppress Fairfax’s defence in a highly contentious defamation case, saying the media company wanted the “scandalous and vexatious” […]

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Dr Reddy’s settles Millennium’s cancer drug patent suit
Intellectual Property September 18, 2018 1:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Generic drug maker Dr Reddy’s Laboratories has reached a settlement with US-based Millennium Pharmaceuticals, agreeing to be restrained from selling a cheap version of cancer […]

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