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Xenith IP Group responds to Australian Senate Committee inquiry on future investment in research and development
This is a submission to the Senate Committee which is considering changes to the Government's R&D tax incentive regime.
Australia
17 Nov 2018
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R&D Tax Policy hits a new low
The proposed changes to the R&D Tax program will benefit foreign multinationals over Australian based multinationals.
Australia
27 Jul 2018
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Cuts dressed as integrity: a haphazard approach to funding innovation
The 2018/19 Budget cuts to the R&D Tax Incentive program will have a negative impact on Australia's innovation ecosystem.
Australia
11 May 2018
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Glasshouse Advisory - Federal budget review
Glasshouse Advisory have examined last night's budget and explored its impact and what it means for companies.
Australia
14 May 2017
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The Defence Trade Controls Amendment Act 2015 – A little-known document with significant reach
This new legislation stands to impact upon the day-to-day activities of Australian patent attorneys – and their clients.
Australia
14 Jul 2015
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High Court of Australia Rejects Plain Packaging Challenge
Under the provisions of the TPP Act, manufacturers of tobacco products are required to sell the goods in plain packaging.
Australia
20 Aug 2012
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Gene Patent Modifications Avoided
A long awaited Australian Senate committee report into gene patenting has recently been released, providing totally inconclusive results, meaning the status quo on gene patents is maintained for now. The terms of reference for the inquiry directed the Committee to consider the impacts of gene patents on healthcare, medical research and the health and wellbeing of Australians.
Australia
21 Feb 2011
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Amendments To The Trade Marks Act
In our January newsletter we highlighted proposed changes to the Trade Marks Act 1995.
Australia
13 Jul 2007
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Star Struck Down By Full Federal Court
In Starr Partners Pty Limited v Dev Prem Pty Ltd [2007] FCAFC 42 the Full Court of the Federal Court has reversed the primary Judge’s order dismissing an allegation of trade mark infringement.
Australia
13 Jul 2007
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Are Type Fonts Registrable Designs?
The Australian Designs Office (ADO) has refused registration of 24 design applications filed by Microsoft Corporation (Microsoft) in respect of type fonts because a type font is not a registrable design under the old Australian Designs Act 1906 (the 1906 Act). Whilst decided under the now repealed 1906 Act, this decision may have application to the new Designs Act 2003 (the 2003 Act).
Australia
9 Jul 2007
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Unjustified Threat Of Infringement
A recent decision by the Federal Court has served as a timely reminder to stakeholders to be wary when making any threat of infringement, awarding the respondent in World of Technologies Pty Ltd v Tempo damages to the value $213,059.96 for lost profits due to an unjustified threat of design infringement.
Australia
29 Jun 2007
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Copying Your Favourite CD Can Now Be Legal
The Australian Copyright Amendment Act 2006 was passed on 11 December 2006 as part of the Commonwealth Government’s copyright reforms in response to new challenges posed by emerging technologies and the growth of the digital environment.
Australia
29 Jun 2007
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The Importance Of "Ascertained" In Obviousness
The Full Federal Court (FFC) has dismissed an appeal by the Australian Patent Office (APO) against a Federal Court decision that US patents revealed in a novelty search did not satisfy the "ascertain" requirement for inventive step, and so could not be used to invalidate an Australian patent for obviousness.
Australia
23 Jan 2007
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Patent Law Changes May Boost Generics Industry
The Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill 2006 recently passed, unamended, through Australia’s Federal Parliament. The Bill offers potential benefits to Australia’s generic pharmaceutical sector by permitting enhanced springboarding activities in relation to drug patents.
Australia
 
22 Jan 2007
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Report Backs GM Crop Cultivation In Australia
Moratoriums on commercial cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops in Australia should be lifted, according to a report prepared by the Agriculture and Food Policy Reference Group (AFPRG) and submitted to the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry in February 2006.
Australia
20 Sep 2006
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Specification Key To Unlocking Prior Art Admissions
The Full Court of the Federal Court has dismissed an appeal by Lockwood Security Products Pty Ltd (Lockwood) and has held that several claims in Lockwood’s Australian Patent No. 702534 (the Patent) were invalid for being obvious. In addition, the Full Court also held that Doric Products Pty Ltd (Doric) did not infringe those claims that covered the preferred embodiment of the invention described in the Patent.
Australia
20 Sep 2006
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Allowability Of "Mirror-Image" Swiss-Style And Method Of Treatment Claims
A recent decision of the Australian Patent Office has clearly stated that Swiss-style claims cover the manufacture of a medicament wherein the medicament is intended for a specific medical treatment, but do not extend to the method of medical treatment itself.
Australia
20 Sep 2006
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New Bill To Amend Australian IP Laws
The Australian Parliament has recently introduced the Intellectual Property Laws Amendments Bill 2006 to amend and revise Australian IP laws. The major changes are in the areas of patents and trade marks.
Australia
20 Sep 2006
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The Description-Claims Relationship - "A Fair Balance?"
A fundamental justification of the patent system is the "exchange-for-secrets" thesis, whereby a temporary monopoly is granted for a patentable invention in exchange for a disclosure of the invention to the public. Therefore, the manner in which the relationship between the description and the claims is validated is crucial in ascertaining the abstract fairness or equity of the monopoly sought.
Australia
20 Sep 2006
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