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Moccona maker pours cold water on Nestle coffee machine patent
Intellectual Property May 7, 2018 9:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

The company behind Moccona instant coffee has succeeded in its opposition to a patent by rival Nestle’s research and development arm, Nestec, for an automated […]

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Judge fines software developer $4.3M in copyright battle
Intellectual Property April 30, 2018 11:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Federal Court judge has ordered software development company Sea-Tech Automation to pay $4.3 million in a copyright case over a computer program for a […]

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Kellogg’s ends TM battle with tennis star over Special K mark
Intellectual Property April 27, 2018 9:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

Kellogg‘s has ended its trade mark case against Australian tennis player Thanasi Kokkinakis, which sought to stop Kokkinakis from using his “Special K” nickname as […]

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Apotex expert comes under fire at Lexapro patent infringement trial
Intellectual Property April 18, 2018 9:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

Expert witnesses were pitted against each other Wednesday at a trial¬†alleging generic makers infringed a patent covering the anti-depressant Lexapro, and Apotex’ consultant took the […]

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CSIRO wins challenge to Rio Tinto patent
Intellectual Property March 28, 2018 8:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

CSIRO has won a challenge to an application for a mining patent filed by mining giant Rio Tinto, with an IP Australia delegate finding no […]

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Bayer pesticide patents invalidated after Syngenta challenge
Intellectual Property March 13, 2018 9:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Patent Office has invalidated two insecticide patents by Bayer on a challenge by rival Syngenta, with a delegate of the agency ruling the […]

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Campbell Soup can’t trade mark “Fruits and Roots”
Intellectual Property March 8, 2018 9:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Campbell Soup Co. has lost its bid to trade mark the phrase “Fruits and Roots” for beverages, with an IP Australia delegate saying the food […]

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Lawyer to square off against IP Australia over software patent
Intellectual Property March 1, 2018 8:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

Patent lawyer and inventor Todd Martin will get two days in court to challenge the Australian Patent Office’s decision to reject his innovation for failing […]

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Roadshow wins bid to block piracy sites
Intellectual Property April 27, 2018 9:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Federal Court judge on Friday ordered Telstra, Optus, Vocus and TPG to block access to 16 online sites that facilitate the streaming of pirated […]

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Geneva Labs can’t expand fake Bio-Oil case
Intellectual Property April 17, 2018 9:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has dismissed a bid by Geneva Laboratories to add the sole director of a healthcare product distributor as a defendant in a high-stakes […]

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