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IP Australia stubs out British American opposition to Philip Morris cigarette pack patent
Intellectual Property 2019-08-23 8:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

IP Australia has dismissed opposition by British American Tobacco to a patent sought by rival cigarette company Philip Morris that covers a resealable cigarette packet […]

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Ariosa appeals loss to Sequenom over prenatal genetic test patent
Intellectual Property 2019-08-21 8:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Ariosa Diagnostics has asked the Full Federal Court to hear its challenge to a ruling that its Harmony prenatal test infringed Sequenom’s patent for a […]

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Pfizer may seek stay of Merck vaccine patent case
Intellectual Property 2019-08-21 3:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

Global pharmaceutical firm Pfizer is mulling an application to stay a lawsuit by Merck Sharp & Dohme seeking to invalidate a patent related to the […]

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Court to hear a2 Milk trade mark appeals together
Intellectual Property 2019-08-20 1:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Federal Court will hear two high-stakes trade mark appeals by the a2 Milk Company together, after IP Australia delegates found two marks containing “a2”, […]

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Patent attorneys sued by firm win bid for Seyfarth docs
Business of Law 2019-08-19 4:41 pm By Amelia Birnie

Two patent attorneys who are being sued by a boutique IP firm for jumping ship to start their own business have cleared the first hurdle […]

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Winery enters liquidation after $352,000 fine for Penfolds trade mark infringement
Intellectual Property 2019-08-16 8:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

An Adelaide-based wine exporter which was fined $352,000 for infringing three trade marks of a Treasury Wine Estates unit has been ordered into liquidation by […]

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A2 files another court challenge after ‘a2 milk’ trade mark rejected
Intellectual Property 2019-08-15 3:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The a2 Milk Company has launched a second court challenge in as many months to a ruling from IP Australia, after rival Lion Dairy successfully […]

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Hytera can’t blame Motorola for not alerting it to source code theft sooner
Intellectual Property 2019-08-14 10:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Hytera can’t point the finger at Motorola for not alerting it to the alleged theft of the US telco’s source code by former employees sooner, […]

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Dow AgroScience pest control patent lacks inventive step, IP Australia says
Article 2019-08-14 11:20 am By Miklos Bolza

IP Australia has rejected Dow AgroScience’s bid to patent a smart pest control device, saying the invention lacks an inventive step. IP holding firm Pesense […]

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Spruson & Ferguson nabs of counsel from Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
Intellectual Property 2019-08-13 2:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

IP boutique Spruson & Ferguson has lured former Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick patent attorney Ken Bolton to join the firm’s Sydney office as of counsel. Bolton, […]

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