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By Edwin Patterson
The new act will bring NZ patent law into substantial conformity with the Australian patent law as amended in 2013.
By Adrian Crooks
The patenting of methods of medical treatment is a particularly complex area of IP law.
By Mark Williams
Discussion of the Federal Court decision in RPL Central Pty Ltd ("RPL") v Commissioner of Patents [2013] FCA 871.
By Leonie Heaton
If you were covered by the Privacy Act before 12 March 2014, you should prepare for the changes.
Patent prosecution can be a slow process.
By David Longmuir
Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick Lawyers recently successfully acted for Louis Vuitton Malletier.
By Karen Spark
The Federal Court of Australia recently handed down its decision in Gram Engineering Pty Ltd v Bluescope Steel Ltd [2013] FCA 508.
By Leonie Heaton
This article is aimed at holders of security interests in IP – but is also relevant for holders of other security interests.
By Daniel McKinley
The Innovation Patent System was introduced in Australia in 2000.
By Mark Williams
Summary of the recent Federal Court decision, Adidas AG v Pacific Brands Footwear Pty Ltd (No 3) [2013] FCA 905.
By Margaret Ryan
3D printers may be the next big challenge to the protection of intellectual property (IP) rights.
By Mark Williams
The Federal Court has held that a computer implemented invention can be patentable subject matter in Australia.
By Mark Williams
This 2013 Amendment Bill focussed on a number of areas which were not addressed in the Raising the Bar legislation.
By Rodney Cruise
Before filing a trade mark, you must establish if it has previously been used in the market where you intend to trade.
By Helen Kavadias
The ALRC released a Discussion Paper for its 'Copyright and the Digital Economy' inquiry to reform the Copyright Act.