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Read the latest articles by our Patent Attorneys on recent developments in patent law and practice.

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Protecting your profit margins: patent protection of good product design 21 Jan 2011 Articles
Verification of Translation 17 Jan 2011 Publications
Claim amendment refused as patentee knew of problem well before requesting amendment 1 Dec 2010 Articles
Webinar: A simple, cost effective approach to Australian patents. Filing – Prosecution – Grant 11 Nov 2010 Webinar
"˜Business (method patents) as usual': US Supreme Court in Bilski fails to provide clear guidelines 2 Jul 2010 Legal Updates
Patent opposition: Dismissal – Wyeth v Sepracor, Inc. [2010] APO 5 (29 April 2010) 7 May 2010 Legal Updates
Plant Breeders Rights - summary of issues and recommendations for legal reform in ACIP's final report 3 Feb 2010 Articles
Extensions of time: opposition – Kelvindale Products Pty Ltd v TFH Temporary Fence Hire Pty Ltd [2009] APO 25 (22 December 2009) 1 Feb 2010 Articles
Parametritis: inventive step - Euroceltique S.A. v Sandoz Pty Ltd [2009] APO 21 (12 November 2009) 20 Nov 2009 Articles
Smart business leaders know the value of patents 10 Sep 2009 Articles
Patent term extension: LTS Lohmann Therapie-Systeme AG and Schwarz Pharma Limited [2009] APO 16 (21 August 2009) 28 Aug 2009 Legal Updates
Court ruling is patently powerful 22 Jul 2009 Articles
Innovation patent: Grace period – Mont Adventure Equipment Pty Ltd v Phoenix Leisure Group Pty Ltd [2009] FCAFC 84 14 Jul 2009 Legal Updates
Patent term extension: drug delivery system - N.V. Organon [2009] APO 8 7 Jul 2009 Legal Updates
Innovation patents: the Australian Full Federal Court rules on innovative step 6 Jul 2009 Articles