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How do you ensure that your employees – current and former – protect your trade secrets and don't spill the beans?
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The game isn't over for computer-implemented inventions, but significant challenges in obtaining patent protection remain.
Shelston IP
Recent decision guides on the patentability of computer-implemented inventions that employ specific & not generic hardware.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Open source science involves an owner of intellectual property (IP), sharing their IP at no cost to the potential user.
Shelston IP
Energy Beverages was unsuccessful in its application for revocation of the green colour trade mark owned by Frucor.
Pointon Partners
Reminder to protect your IP in these changing times.
Pointon Partners
Interesting case that considers the extent of evidence required to substantiate reputation in an opposing TM in a TM opposition.
Pointon Partners
Does the use of a competing brand name in your meta data constitute an infringement of their registered trade mark rights?
Spruson & Ferguson
Recent APO decisions & the application of a plausibility test to prevent speculative claiming under enablement requirements.
Shelston IP
Recent decision confirms that post-filing data can assist in overcoming s40 objections provided the data is confirmatory in nature.
Shelston IP
Reputation may be considered as a Surrounding Circumstance when determining whether marks are Deceptively Similar.
Shelston IP
The level of disclosure required to support & enable a claim to a polypeptide will depend on several factors discussed here.
Spruson & Ferguson
Recent decision provides support for the patentability of computer-implemented inventions.
Spruson & Ferguson
Recent decision highlights that a technical improvement to a general-purpose computer can be considered patentable subject matter.
Spruson & Ferguson
While this decision provides support for the patentability of computer-implemented inventions, it may still be appealed.
Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, PC
The Federal Court of Australia (FCA) overturned the lower court's decision and held that an unregistered mark could not be assigned separately from the goodwill of the business in which it is used.
Shelston IP
Recent case guides on the approach to assessing if a claimed invention involves an inventive step under Australian patent law.
Spruson & Ferguson
The case illustrates difficulties that can arise from using descriptive words (such as 'Urban Ale') in a trade mark.
Shelston IP
FC recently held that the same strict test used by UK Courts should also be applied in relation to added matter in Australia.
Holding Redlich
Outline of practical steps to ensure your brand protection keeps up when riding out COVID-19 plus recent TM disputes.
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