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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 bioequivalent products. ...

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

In this issue we examine a patentees ability to enforce Swiss-style claims against makers of bioequivalent products following the Mylan Health decision ...

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. ...

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 on 15 April, the Council of the European Union gave the Directive the green light. This means Member Sta ...

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 merchandise in a museum gift shop. ...

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

Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand announced a number of patent and trade mark fee changes including a significant increase in official fees throughout the lifecycle of a patent, and moderate fee reductions for trade marks to take effect later in 2019 ...

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 in New Zealand on 17 March 2019. Managing Associate Tony Shaw discusses what this means for patent appli ...

NZ self-disclosure 'grace period' provisions take effect
Insight 28 Feb 2019

On 30 December 2018, New Zealand introduced a one year 'grace period' for filing a patent application following an inadvertent public self-disclosure of the invention. Associate Claire Gregg takes a closer look at how the new provision protects applicants. ...

Don't sweat it - Federal Court finds 'clinical strength' claims on deodorant were not misleading
Insight 28 Feb 2019

The Federal Court found in a dispute between Unilver and Beiersdorf, that the use of 'clinical strength' marketing in relation to Nivea deodorants was not false, misleading or deceptive as Unilever had claimed. ...

A pattern of infringement
Insight 28 Feb 2019

The recent decision in The Dempsey Group Pty Ltd v Spotlight Pty Ltd [2018] FCA 2016 on what constitutes the reproduction of a substantial part of a copyright work offers a timely reminder for Australian textile merchants on how best to thread the needle when purchasing designs from third-party manu ...

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