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ICOS drops second patent dispute over erectile dysfunction drug
Intellectual Property May 15, 2019 12:41 pm By Amelia Birnie

US biotechnology company ICOS has settled a dispute with Australian-based Arrow Pharma over the patents for erectile dysfunction drug Cialis, less than 12 months after […]

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Wrays head wins opposition to MacroGenics immunotherapy patent
Intellectual Property April 4, 2019 4:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

IP Australia has ordered biotech firm MacroGenics to amend its patent for a type of polypeptide used in treatments for cancer, autoimmune disorders and other […]

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Otsuka can press ahead with ‘inconsistent’ defences in Abilify patent dispute
Intellectual Property February 27, 2019 8:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

Otsuka Pharmaceuticals and Bristol Myers-Squibb can retain their defences in an ongoing patent dispute over antipsychotic drug Abilify, after the Federal Court dismissed a strike […]

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Vokes keeps up campaign to undo 17-year-old trade mark error
Intellectual Property October 16, 2018 8:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

Industrial filter manufacturer Vokes will launch a cross claim against rival Laminar Air Flow, arguing a 17-year old error which led to six of its […]

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Apotex threatened to infringe Cialis patents, court finds
Intellectual Property August 27, 2018 11:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has found two patents held by an Eli Lilly & Co. unit for erectile dysfunction drug Cialis are valid and that generic manufacturer […]

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17-yr-old trade mark error can’t be fixed, Full Court rules
Intellectual Property July 16, 2018 4:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

Industrial filter manufacturer Vokes has lost its fight to correct a 17-year-old error that removed it as the registered owner of six trade marks, with […]

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Laser patent fight goes another round with appeal
Intellectual Property June 12, 2018 10:33 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Triclops Technologies has filed an appeal less than one month after the Federal Court dismissed its case alleging a rival infringed its patent for an […]

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Judge tosses infringement suit over machine safety patent
Intellectual Property May 25, 2018 10:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

A technology company has won dismissal of a Federal Court case alleging its industrial machine safety system that uses laser fields to detect hazards infringed […]

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Clerical error that gave trade marks to rival must be fixed, court hears
Intellectual Property May 8, 2018 9:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

A 17-year-old error that removed¬†industrial filter manufacturer Vokes as the registered owner of its trade marks was at the centre of a Federal Court appeal […]

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Judge says Bohemia trademark not distinctive
Intellectual Property March 7, 2018 8:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

The official exporter of crystal from the Czech Republic has lost a battle with an Australian catering company over the exclusive rights to the name […]

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