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Court draws blood in Becton, B. Braun catheter patent case
Intellectual Property November 14, 2018 12:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has delivered a loss for Germany-based B. Braun Melsungen, dismissing its allegations that US-based device manufacturer Becton Dickinson infringed¬†three of its intravenous catheter […]

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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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Neurim fights to amend Circadin patent amid infringement case against generics
Intellectual Property November 12, 2018 9:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

Drug maker Neurim Pharmaceuticals is battling to amend its Australian patent for the blockbuster sleeping pill Circadin over opposition from two generic pharmaceutical companies, which […]

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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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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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Federal Court to weigh in on genome editing patent
Intellectual Property October 17, 2018 3:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A South Korean biotech company has filed an appeal with the Federal Court after an Ashurst partner succeeded in opposing the company’s proposed patent for […]

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Goodyear hits the brakes on trade mark appeal against Dunlop
Intellectual Property October 11, 2018 4:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

US tyre company Goodyear has dropped its challenge to a mixed trade mark ruling in its long-running dispute with UK-based rival Dunlop over coveted trade […]

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Take-Two wins injunction against another Grand Theft Auto gamer
Intellectual Property October 2, 2018 3:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Take-Two interactive has won an injunction blocking a Grand Theft Auto gamer from distributing software that allows users to access restricted features of the popular […]

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Movie giants take aim at Aussie telecos over pirate websites
Intellectual Property August 2, 2018 7:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

A conglomerate of entertainment companies, including Roadshow Films, Columbia Pictures and Disney, have launched further court proceedings against Australia’s telecommunication giants to block 151 domains […]

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