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Novartis patent for oral form of top-selling MS drug obvious, IP Australia says
Intellectual Property May 13, 2019 12:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A proposed Novartis patent for an oral form of its top-selling multiple sclerosis drug Gilenya is invalid for lack of inventive step, IP Australia has […]

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Janssen, Alphapharm lay down swords in long-running battle over HIV drug patent
Intellectual Property May 6, 2019 12:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Drug maker Janssen will drop its long-running patent lawsuit against Alphapharm after the generic drug maker agreed to refrain from making products that allegedly infringe […]

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B. Braun drops appeal after IV catheter patents invalidated
Intellectual Property April 29, 2019 9:12 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

German medical device company B. Braun Melsungen has dropped its appeal of a ruling invalidating three of its intravenous catheter patents and finding rival Becton […]

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Generic drug maker Juno can’t withdraw admission ahead of trial over Velcade patent
Intellectual Property April 24, 2019 1:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has refused an application by generic drug maker Juno Pharmacueticals to withdraw an admission in a battle with Millennium Pharmaceuticals over its cheap […]

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Xenith takeover battle to heat up after regulator signs off on IPH bid
Intellectual Property March 28, 2019 1:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The battle to acquire IP services company Xenith IP Group is set to intensify after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission blessed a hostile offer […]

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ACCC won’t block $285M merger to create IP law giant
Intellectual Property March 21, 2019 8:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will not oppose the merger of two companies that own some of Australia’s largest intellectual property boutiques. The merger […]

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Vittoria wins challenge to another Mondelez coffee machine patent
Intellectual Property November 2, 2018 11:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Australian coffee maker Vittoria Food & Beverage has won another challenge to a patent for a coffee pod system filed by a unit of Mondelez […]

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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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B. Braun launches appeal in IV catheter patent case
Intellectual Property December 5, 2018 12:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

Medical device maker B. Braun Melsungen is appealing a ruling that invalidated its intravenous catheter patents and dismissed allegations of infringement against rival Becton Dickinson. […]

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Merger to create $285M IP firm poised for Asia push
Intellectual Property November 27, 2018 11:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The companies that own some of Australia’s largest intellectual property boutiques have agreed to a merger that will create a 349 employee-strong firm that’s a […]

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