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Judge says fix needed to rein in unwieldy appeals from IP Australia
Intellectual Property March 29, 2019 10:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Federal Court judge has questioned whether appeals from IP Australia should be allowed to proceed as hearings anew and not confined to the issues […]

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REC will seek to invalidate Hanwha solar patent
Intellectual Property March 29, 2019 11:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

European solar panel maker REC has struck back at a patent lawsuit filed by solar giant Hanwha QCELLS, saying it will petition the court to […]

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Xenith takeover battle to heat up after regulator signs off on IPH bid
Intellectual Property March 28, 2019 1:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The battle to acquire IP services company Xenith IP Group is set to intensify after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission blessed a hostile offer […]

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Kmart ordered to hand over docs in cargo pants IP dispute
Intellectual Property March 27, 2019 3:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Kmart has been ordered to produce more documents related to changes made to the designs for its men’s cargo pants and shorts in a lawsuit […]

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IP Australia raises challenge to car seat patent application
Intellectual Property March 26, 2019 2:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

IP Australia has challenged a patent application for a rearward-facing car seat, despite shooting down all the grounds of opposition raised by child safety product […]

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Mylan must hand over authorised generic docs ahead of injunction hearing
Intellectual Property March 25, 2019 8:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

Pharmaceutical giant Mylan has been ordered to hand over documents relating to its proposed launch of a generic version of its cholesterol drug Lipidil to […]

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Cotton On sued by hip hop-inspired Melbourne kebab restaurant
Intellectual Property March 25, 2019 3:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Melbourne-based restaurant and food truck operator selling “game-changing kebabs” has sued popular retailer Cotton On for allegedly infringing the copyright for the “Biggie Smalls” […]

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Clive Palmer not gonna take Twisted Sister’s copyright lawsuit without a fight
Intellectual Property March 25, 2019 10:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

Aspiring MP Clive Palmer has filed his defence against a lawsuit by US record label Universal Music over his take on the 1980s rock anthem […]

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Hanwha hits third solar company with patent lawsuit
Intellectual Property March 25, 2019 1:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Leading solar panel manufacturer Hanwha Q CELLS has filed a lawsuit against Norway-based solar energy company REC Solar for allegedly infringing its patented solar technology, […]

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ACCC won’t block $285M merger to create IP law giant
Intellectual Property March 21, 2019 8:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will not oppose the merger of two companies that own some of Australia’s largest intellectual property boutiques. The merger […]

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