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In defeat for IP Australia, Rokt wins patent for computer software
Intellectual Property December 12, 2018 2:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Rokt has won its bid to patent a digital advertising system, the first major court victory in one of three challenges to IP Australia’s stance […]

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Rokt judgment could provide clarity on software patentability
Intellectual Property December 11, 2018 12:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The court will issue a judgment Wednesday in one of two closely watched cases awaiting judgment that may move the dial on the patentability of […]

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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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Judge dismisses appeal of $1.5M mesothelioma judgment
Product Liability October 4, 2018 9:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Building material manufacturer Amaca and distributor Seltsam have lost their appeal of a $1.5 million judgment won by a NSW resident who developed mesothelioma after […]

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AGM denied anti-suit injunction to block ASIC case
Financial Services September 27, 2018 9:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has shot down a request by financial services company AGM that the court block an ASIC proceeding seeking to revoke its financial services […]

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Director booted from board for missed meetings loses court challenge
Energy & Natural Resources September 24, 2018 1:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A director of an energy company who was kicked off the board of directors for missing too many meetings has lost a Federal Court challenge […]

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Optus can access employee docs in fraud case
Telecommunications August 31, 2018 4:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

Telecommunications giant Optus has won court approval to access employee documents in order to pinpoint the location of a suspected fraudster who obtained over 3,400 […]

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Cult leader of ‘The Family’ denies abuse in class action defence
Class Actions August 28, 2018 1:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

The leader of the notorious cult known as The Family, who is facing a class action by sect members who claim they were tortured and […]

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