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IP Australia challenges landmark Rokt software patent ruling
Intellectual Property January 17, 2019 9:50 am By Cat Fredenburgh

IP Australia has brought a challenge to a landmark court victory for startup Rokt approving a computer software patent. The Commissioner of Patents filed an […]

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Full Court puts injector pen patent appeal on fast track
Intellectual Property January 17, 2019 2:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Federal Court has expedited an appeal filed Christmas Eve by Sanofi-Aventis of a ruling that denied its bid to block Alphapharm from listing an insulin injector pen on the Pharmaceutical Benefit Scheme.

Carlisle, Resimax settle copyright dispute over home designs
Intellectual Property January 16, 2019 1:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Home builder Carlisle Homes has agreed to settle its lawsuit against home builder Resimax after its rival agreed to stop selling residential home plans that […]

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Apple settles ‘HealthKit’ trade mark dispute with Aussie startup
Intellectual Property January 15, 2019 11:47 am By Miklos Bolza

Tech giant Apple can move forward with its plans to register the “HealthKit” trade mark for its popular health and fitness tracking app after resolving […]

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Atomic coffee machine distributor roasted in appeal of trade mark decision
Intellectual Property January 15, 2019 8:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian distributor of Atomic coffee machines has lost a Federal Court appeal of an IP Australia decision allowing the registration of the Atomic trade […]

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No fast end to McDonald’s hipster cafe trade mark dispute
Intellectual Property January 14, 2019 10:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A David versus Goliath trade mark battle between an iconic Melbourne pub and McDonald’s over the global food giant’s new hipster cafe will continue, after […]

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Paypal finds friend in IP Australia, wins trade mark challenge to FinPal
Intellectual Property January 11, 2019 10:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Online payment giant PayPal has successfully opposed trade mark registration sought by Australian financial planning software company FinPal, with IP Australia finding the -pal suffix […]

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Sandoz appeals loss in 15-year battle over Lexapro patent
Intellectual Property January 10, 2019 11:26 am By Christine Caulfield

Generic drug maker Sandoz is challenging a ruling that it infringed a patent behind Lundbeck’s blockbuster antidepressant Lexapro, reviving a 15-year fight over the lucrative […]

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Judge refuses injunction bid by Redarc in fight over vehicle brake patent
Intellectual Property January 10, 2019 2:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected an application by auto electronics maker Redarc Group for an injunction in a case against rival B8 Systems over an innovation […]

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Cytec wins challenge to Nalco mining patent
Intellectual Property January 9, 2019 9:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

US-based chemical and materials technology company Cytec Industries has successfully opposed an application by chemical company Nalco for an Australian patent for preventing sediment buildup […]

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