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Faster TGA disclosure - what it means for pharmaceutical patent litigation
Insight 23 Apr 2019

The Therapeutic Goods Administration has consulted on whether it should disclose earlier that a prescription medicine is under evaluation and what types of prescription medicines should be publishe ...

Banksy stops unauthorised merchandising in Italian museum
Insight 18 Apr 2019

A company called Pest Control, which claims to act on behalf of the anonymous street artist Banksy, has won a trade mark infringement claim against an art exhibition organiser for selling Banksy ...

From Budapest to Wellington – Patents for microorganisms in New Zealand
Insight 18 Apr 2019

New Zealand recently acceded to the Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure ( Budapest Treaty ), which came into force ...

Significant fee changes for patents and trade marks are coming in New Zealand
Insight 18 Apr 2019

On 2 April 2019, the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand ( IPONZ ) announced a number of patent and trade mark fee changes that will take effect later in 2019. The changes will result in a ...

The EU Copyright Directive – still more questions than answers
Insight 18 Apr 2019

Last October, we reported on the European Parliament's vote to adopt changes to the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. The final form of the Directive was approved in March, and o ...

I like it [trade marked] like that, OKURRR?
Insight 18 Apr 2019

American rapper Cardi B brought trade mark law into news headlines recently when the rapper's company, Washpoppin Inc., lodged trade mark applications in the US for 'OKURRR'. What is OKURRR, and wh ...

Imitation is not always the sincerest form of flattery
Insight 18 Apr 2019

The decision of Jim Beam Brands Co v Donald and Christine Crowden [2019] ATMO 21 sends a clear warning to traders wishing to adopt trade marks that essentially replicate well-known marks, while als ...

What do the Swiss and artificial sweetener have to do with patents?
Insight 18 Apr 2019

The recent Federal Court decision in Mylan Health Pty Ltd v Sun Pharma ANZ Pty Ltd [2019] FCA 28 deals with fascinating issues for patentees seeking to enforce Swiss-style claims against makers of ...

When you use what doesn't Belong to you…
Insight 18 Apr 2019

Telstra Corporation Limited v BelongEnergy Pty Ltd (VID206/2019), recently resolved by consent orders in Telstra's favour, highlights the importance and utility of adequate trade mark protection. ...

An overhaul of regulation of software as a medical device - what's on the horizon?
Insight 22 Mar 2019

Proposed new regulatory rules for software as a medical device will, if enacted, have serious implications for suppliers to the Australian market, who will likely have to meet more stringent ...

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