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Network 10 to ‘fiercely defend’ Boss trade mark case by Fairfax
Intellectual Property November 15, 2018 1:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

Network 10 told a court Thursday it would “fiercely defend” a trade mark case brought by Fairfax Media over 10’s recent rebrand and its newly […]

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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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Otsuka defence threatened in Abilify patent case
Intellectual Property November 5, 2018 9:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth of Australia is weighing a bid to strike out Otsuka Pharmaceutical’s defence as the government seeks lost subsidies after an almost seven-year long […]

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Generic Health wins ‘modest’ cut to Bayer’s $25M damages over Yasmin
Intellectual Property October 31, 2018 11:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

Generic Health has shaved two percent off the $25 million damages awarded pharmaceutical giant Bayer in a patent infringement case over Bayer’s blockbuster oral contraceptive, […]

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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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Aristocrat wins discovery to probe theft of slot machine idea
Intellectual Property October 11, 2018 10:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Aristocrat Technologies has hit the jackpot in its bid for discovery to determine whether it has claims against rival Ainsworth for stealing its confidential information […]

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Judge puts ASIC ‘fees for no service’ case against NAB on fast-track
Financial Services October 8, 2018 10:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has put ASIC’s first fees for no service case, brought against two units of National Australia Bank’s wealth management division, on […]

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QRxPharma defendants can access class members’ broker details
Class Actions September 13, 2018 11:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

The defendants in a shareholder class action over QRxPharma’s alleged failure to disclose problems with regulatory approval for its painkiller Moxduo have won access to […]

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Australia, Canada settle patent fight over commemorative coins
Intellectual Property September 11, 2018 10:55 am By Christine Caulfield

An international IP dispute between the Royal Australian Mint and its Canadian counterpart over a patent for printed commemorative coins has settled, three months after […]

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