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Bill for AMA Group’s case against former CEO tops $730,000
Employment 2021-08-30 10:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

Car repair giant AMA Group has so far spent $737,000 in professional fees investigating whistleblower claims and taking former boss Andrew Hopkins to court for […]

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Full Court confirms no statutory liability for infringement by authorisation
Expert Insights 2021-08-25 3:11 pm By Editor

In a recent decision, the Full Federal Court confirmed that a trade mark owner who merely authorises use of its trade mark cannot be subject […]

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Cytec prevails again in challenge to Nalco mining patent
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-08-19 3:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

US-based chemical and materials technology company Cytec Industries has won its Federal Court challenge to a mining patent application by a unit of Ecolab, with […]

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Aristocrat judge got it right in patent analysis for computer-implemented inventions, Full Court told
Intellectual Property 2021-08-11 9:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

The right approach to determining patentability of a computer-implemented invention is to first assess whether it is more than a mere scheme or business method, […]

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Caffitaly wins reversal of invalidity ruling on coffee pod patent
Intellectual Property 2021-07-01 12:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

Coffee capsule machine manufacturer Caffitaly has saved one of its coffee pod patents from a finding of invalidity, in a partially successful appeal of a […]

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Full Court upholds Sequenom’s win in patent battle over prenatal genetic tests
Intellectual Property 2021-06-21 6:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has upheld US biotech company Sequenom’s patent for a noninvasive prenatal genetic test, rejecting rival Ariosa Diagnostic’s argument that the patent […]

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Car repair group AMA agrees to early mediation with former CEO Andrew Hopkins
Employment 2021-06-15 3:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMA Group has told a court it will enter early mediation in its lawsuit against former CEO Andrew Hopkins that alleges he owes $2.4 million […]

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Silk on cutting-edge IP cases elevated to Federal Court
Courts 2021-06-10 10:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A top intellectual property barrister who has worked on cutting-edge cases that raise novel questions about the patentability of inventions has been appointed to the […]

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Greenpeace wins IP stoush with AGL over ‘satirical’ campaign
Intellectual Property 2021-06-08 9:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has thrown out trade mark infringement claims brought by AGL against Greenpeace for using the energy company’s logo in a public campaign labelling […]

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AGL Energy sues Greenpeace for using logo in ‘Australia’s biggest climate polluter’ campaign
Intellectual Property 2021-05-10 4:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

AGL Energy has dragged Greenpeace Australia Pacific to court for using its logo in a campaign that labelled the company “Australia’s biggest climate polluter” and […]

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