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Quaker asks High Court to weigh in on ‘grace period’ for publicly disclosing inventions
Article 2021-06-28 1:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

US chemical company Quaker Chemical is seeking special leave from the High Court to appeal a Full Court judgment that found its patents for quickly […]

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Fuchs wins ruling invalidating Quakers’ mining patents
Intellectual Property 2021-05-06 10:08 am By Miklos Bolza

The Australian arm of Fuchs Lubricants has succeeded in invalidating two patents owned by Quakers Chemicals, with the Full Federal Court finding the inventions were […]

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L’Oreal opposition to Lore Perfumery trade mark doesn’t pass the smell test
Intellectual Property 2021-03-25 9:14 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Cosmetics giant L’Oreal has lost its opposition to Melbourne-based Lore Perfumery’s ‘Lore’ trade mark, with an IP Australia delegate finding that L’Oreal’s strong reputation made […]

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Judge grapples with ‘most complicated’ adjournment bid in Hytera, Motorola dispute
Intellectual Property 2020-07-09 10:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

Hytera Communications argued it should be granted a late-stage bid to postpone its copyright trial with Motorola Solutions, in what a judge called “the most […]

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‘Disruptive and unsatisfactory’: Hytera slammed for late stage bid to adjourn copyright trial
Intellectual Property 2020-07-03 3:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

Motorola has slammed Chinese radio manufacturer Hytera’s “disruptive and unsatisfactory” request to adjourn a highly anticipated copyright trial over the alleged theft of source code […]

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Hytera can’t claim Motorola purposefully delayed notification of source code theft
Intellectual Property 2020-06-30 5:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has rejected new evidence sought to be advanced by Hytera Communications in its IP battle with Motorola that Motorola deliberately delayed notifying Hytera […]

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Boehringer appeals failed opposition to Zoetis patents
Intellectual Property 2020-09-21 3:11 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

German drug maker Boehringer has launched a Federal Court fight against rival Zoetis after coming up short in its opposition to two Zoetis patents for […]

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Hytera loses latest bid to vacate Motorola trial over worries about witnesses catching coronavirus
Intellectual Property 2020-07-14 7:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

Hytera Communications has lost its latest attempt to adjourn an upcoming virtual trial in a copyright case brought by rival Motorola, despite concerns by the […]

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Hytera can’t ‘repackage’ deputy director as lay witness to avoid evidence rules on relevance
Intellectual Property 2020-08-06 3:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found that Hytera Communications cannot “repackage” evidence given by one of its deputy directors to avoid rules about opinion evidence while defending […]

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Fuchs appeals ruling for Quaker over patents used at BHP mine
Intellectual Property 2020-05-27 11:07 am By Christine Caulfield

Fuchs Lubricants is contesting a finding that it infringed patents owned by Quaker Chemicals in supplying hydraulic fluid to a BHP Billiton-owned mine. The Australian […]

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