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IP considerations in the early stages of drug development – how to pick your moment 17 Nov 2017 Articles
IP and healthcare in South East Asia: “Bigger than BRIC”. So why aren’t you filing your patent applications there? 11 Oct 2017 Articles
The patentability of isolated natural products … A proposed approach to clarify examination procedures in Singapore 5 Oct 2017 Articles
South East Asia: 5 reasons why it is an essential patent filing destination 27 Sep 2017 Articles
FPA Patent Attorneys appoints new Principal Chris Bird 25 Sep 2017 Firm News
Framework for Swiss-form claim construction in Australia: Is it really about objective intent? 15 Sep 2017 Articles
Singapore – Avoid undue delays when requesting post-grant amendments 25 Aug 2017 Articles
A loophole allowing patent term extensions in Australia for certain Swiss-style claims has been closed 24 Aug 2017 Articles
Patentability of diagnostic methods and biomarkers in Australia and New Zealand 24 Aug 2017 Articles
Potential for more cost-effective options for challenging Singapore patents and applications 14 Aug 2017 Articles
Patent claim construction in Australia: Federal Court confirms the need for careful consideration of the use of “comprising” and “contains” in patent claims 11 Aug 2017 Articles
IAM Patent 1000 Upholds FPA Patent Attorneys as ‘Highly Recommended’ for Patent Prosecution in 2017 13 Jul 2017 Firm News
Global Patent Prosecution Highway (GPPH) now available in New Zealand 6 Jul 2017 Articles
FPA Patent Attorneys strengthens its patent practice with the appointment of new Principals and Senior Associates 3 Jul 2017 Firm News
The Australian Innovation Patent: The threshold for patentability may be higher than you think 22 Jun 2017 Articles
FPA Patent Attorneys announce Catherine Winbanks is now registered attorney 18 May 2017 Articles
Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars Handbook rank FPA Patent Attorneys as Tier 1 for Patent Prosecution in 2017 20 Mar 2017 Firm News
Australian and New Zealand Patent Systems among the strongest in the world 17 Mar 2017 Articles
Pharmaceuticals in South East Asia 14 Mar 2017 Publications
2016 – a year at a glance 14 Mar 2017 Articles
Reg. 5.23 - When evidence isn't considered to be evidence, but is still considered as evidence 9 Mar 2017 Articles
Can Swiss-style claims go off-piste in Australia? 6 Mar 2017 Articles
Sounds like a design opposition 2 Mar 2017 Articles
'He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother' - Patents directed to deuterium modified drugs 28 Feb 2017 Articles
Swiss-style patent claims can be very valuable in Australia 23 Feb 2017 Articles
PCT national phase – filing requirements 17 Feb 2017 Publications
Convention/non convention applications – filing requirements 17 Feb 2017 Publications
Licences are out and automatic rights are in: a new way to allow exploitation following temporary patent ceasing is proposed 15 Feb 2017 Articles
To concede or not concede (infringement): that is the question! An instance of a third party licence being requested during temporary ceasing of a patent 14 Feb 2017 Articles
Federal court aids in construction of provisions for third party statutory licences following temporary ceasing of a patent but declines to comment on Patent Office decision procedure 14 Feb 2017 Articles
South East Asia - Renewal Requirements 2 Feb 2017 Articles
Remedies for IP infringement: when additional damages aren't 20 Jan 2017 Articles
Missed a patent deadline in Australia? It may not be as bad as you think. 10 Jan 2017 Articles
FPA is delighted to announce that Akanksha Dahiya has been awarded the 2016 Institute Prize 23 Dec 2016 Firm News
IP Australia releases Exposure Draft of the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill 2017 14 Dec 2016 Legal Updates
Enablement and examination post raising the bar 8 Dec 2016 Articles
U-turn on trans-Tasman patent processes 31 Oct 2016 Articles
Contributing to a patent claim might not make you a co-inventor 14 Oct 2016 Articles
Australian designs law "” what is really going to change and when? 6 Oct 2016 Articles
Australian designs law - where is reform headed? 5 Oct 2016 Articles
3 Rounds to Lucas Mill in Chinese Patent Case 21 Sep 2016 Firm News
The new "Pet" on the block: radio imaging with Zirconium-89 21 Sep 2016 Articles
FPA Patent Attorneys expertise in Gene Therapy 30 Aug 2016 Firm News
How an object statement can bring down your patent 31 May 2016 Articles
Designs law reform in Australia: Prior art base, Grace periods, Screen displays and other changes 31 May 2016 Articles
IAM Patent 1000 Affirms Freehills Patent Attorneys as "Highly Recommended" for Patent Prosecution in 2016 31 May 2016 Firm News
Quicker, easier and cheaper? New Rules for patent prosecution in India 25 May 2016 Legal Updates
Four partners of Freehills Patent Attorneys have been declared Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars for 2016 25 May 2016 Firm News
Patentable subject matter: Inventive test for assessing substance of an invention 20 May 2016 Articles
The "teacher's PET" of radionuclides – patents directed to Fluorine-18 18 May 2016 Articles
The right policy prescription for pharmaceutical patents? The Australian Productivity Commission proposes a new formula 11 May 2016 Articles
Freehills Patent Attorneys announce Jason Manakis is now a registered attorney 11 May 2016 Firm News
RPL Central: High Court Refuses Special Leave 6 May 2016 Legal Updates
Draft Report on Australia's Intellectual Property Arrangements 2 May 2016 Legal Updates
Simply the best method for Australian patents 29 Mar 2016 Articles
Product Management Group Pty Ltd v Blue Gentian LLC (2015) FCAFC 179 29 Mar 2016 Articles
Seven Freehills Patent Attorneys Partners listed in The Best Lawyers® in Australia 24 Mar 2016 Firm News
A hot couple in the patenting of radiopharmaceuticals – the theranostic pair Technetium-99m and Rhenium-188 11 Mar 2016 Articles
Does a recent Patent Office decision increase the evidence needed to support patent term extension? 7 Mar 2016 Articles
Evidence wins the day 22 Feb 2016 Articles
Does this bug you? When your food crawls... 9 Feb 2016 Publications
Protecting GUI Designs in Australia: More Questions than Answers 5 Feb 2016 Articles
Look before you leap: seeking to enforce your pharmaceutical patent may lead to unintended consequences 11 Jan 2016 Articles
Commonwealth a step closer to compensation for delayed PBS price drops 18 Dec 2015 Articles
New Appeal decision on computer implemented inventions in Australia 16 Dec 2015 Articles
Australian Patent Office guidelines finalised post-Myriad 15 Dec 2015 Articles
Senior Associate of Freehills Patent Attorneys qualifies as Cosmetic Chemist 10 Dec 2015 Firm News
National Innovation & Science Agenda 9 Dec 2015 Articles
How high has the bar been raised? The Australian Patent Office issues its first opposition decision on a post "˜Raising the Bar' patent application 9 Dec 2015 Articles
Freehills Patent Attorneys 2015 Awarded Best Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Patent Firm - Australia 8 Dec 2015 Firm News
The low-down on the new Victorian Manufacturing Grant 7 Dec 2015 Articles
Government's Innovation Statement puts renewables back on the Agenda 7 Dec 2015 Articles
Australian & NZ single patent examination: Soon you may not have a choice 30 Nov 2015 Articles
When inventive steps become routine...greater hurdles for applicants with claims directed to antibodies 29 Oct 2015 Articles
What impact will the Australian Myriad decision have on patent eligibility of diagnostic tests? 23 Oct 2015 Articles
Australian manufacturer is successful in asserting patent in China 21 Oct 2015 Articles
Using divisional applications in Australia to fix your licensing woes 20 Oct 2015 Publications
Expanding the PPH in Australia 20 Oct 2015 Articles
Can a natural product still be patented in Australia? 20 Oct 2015 Articles
"Does a nucleic acid constitute patent eligible subject matter under Australia law?" 19 Oct 2015 Articles
What did the Australian High Court actually say about the patent eligibility of cDNA? 19 Oct 2015 Articles
Cleantech and solar photovoltaic innovation – an area of opportunity for the mining industry 7 Oct 2015 Articles
High Court of Australia determines isolated BRCA1 gene not patentable in Australia 7 Oct 2015 Legal Updates
Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement on term of data exclusivity for biological pharmaceuticals, not patent term 6 Oct 2015 Legal Updates
Additional protection from Swiss-form claims: a direct infringement option when method claims are indirectly infringed 4 Sep 2015 Articles
The Future of the Australian Designs System 17 Aug 2015 Articles
Australian manufacturer enforces Chinese patent against Chinese infringer in China 14 Aug 2015 Articles
Abolition of the Australian Innovation Patent? 13 Aug 2015 Legal Updates
Swiss-form claims: not the same as methods of medical treatment? 12 Aug 2015 Articles
Nichia Corporation v Arrow Electronics [2015] FCA 699 5 Aug 2015 Articles
European alliance of plant breeders fails to halt the march of the Nagoya Protocol 7 Jul 2015 Articles
Employee share changes now law 6 Jul 2015 Articles
Four partners named 2015 MIP Stars 6 Jul 2015 Firm News
Best for Biotechnology IP Matters 2015 - Australia 2 Jul 2015 Firm News
Freehills Patent Attorneys 'Highly Recommended' by leading IP publication, IAM 30 Jun 2015 Firm News
Seeking a patent term extension may cut it short 23 Jun 2015 Articles
Income Tax & Crowdfunding 9 Jun 2015 Articles
Jacqui Young our 4th Registered Attorney in 12 months 28 May 2015 Firm News
Final report on the review of Australia's designs system 7 May 2015 Articles
Patenting natural and organic cosmetics...can it be done? 4 May 2015 Articles
Five partners listed in The Best Lawyers ® 2015 Guide 10 Apr 2015 Articles
A new breed of plant patents in Europe 8 Apr 2015 Articles
Freehills Patent Attorneys 2015 promotions 1 Apr 2015 Firm News
Share Plan changes tabled and diced 27 Mar 2015 Articles
Designing foreign applications 17 Mar 2015 Articles
Commercial success of cable not strong enough to hold up patent 2 Mar 2015 Articles
Employee Share Schemes: ED 19 Jan 2015 Articles
Australia: Claim preambles, object statements and patentable subject matter 7 Jan 2015 Articles
Computer implemented inventions in Australia: The current state of play 16 Dec 2014 Articles
Australian designs system under review 4 Dec 2014 Articles
Designing Applications: Tips for filing design applications in Australia 17 Nov 2014 Publications
Israel, Finland and the US top the Global Cleantech Innovation Index 2014 13 Nov 2014 Articles
Government dollars for getting IP to market 11 Nov 2014 Articles
Computer Implemented Business Scheme not Patentable in Australia 10 Nov 2014 Articles
The High Court takes remedial action in the escitalopram battle 6 Nov 2014 Articles
Decoding Gene Patents in Australia 30 Oct 2014 Articles
New Ideas may attract Government dollars for IP Protection 15 Oct 2014 Publications
Three Freehills Patent Attorney Partners now Managing IP "IP Stars" 15 Oct 2014 Firm News
Freshly minted - our two newest Patent Attorneys 15 Oct 2014 Firm News
The Global Cleantech Innovation Index 2014 - policy uncertainty sees Australia slipping 15 Oct 2014 Articles
Re-examination now an option for challenging New Zealand patents and applications 7 Oct 2014 Articles
Innovation patents in the oil and gas sector: Protecting your innovations, protecting your business 7 Oct 2014 Articles
Have the Courts lowered the bar on inventive step? 2 Oct 2014 Articles
Full Federal Court confirms isolated nucleic acids are patentable in Australia 19 Sep 2014 Articles
Prior claiming in Australia...has news of its demise been greatly exaggerated? Is prior claiming still applicable to the remaining 1952 Act pharmaceutical patents? 20 Aug 2014 Articles
Gone but not forgotten...is the archaic ground of prior claiming relevant to "whole of contents" novelty? 20 Aug 2014 Articles
Stem cell patentability: European update following Opinion of Advocate-General in ISCC and the Australian position 18 Aug 2014 Articles
Woodside Energy Limited v Exxon-Mobil Upstream Research Company [2014] APO 53 15 Aug 2014 Articles
What has your attorney told you about Nautilus v BioSig.? 28 Jul 2014 Articles
Australia awaits Federal Court guidance on the patentability of computer-implemented inventions 23 Jul 2014 Articles
Improving the value of your US patent portfolio: lessons for Australian and NZ companies from the decision of Bard v Gore 21 Jul 2014 Articles
Alice v CLS Bank: An Australian Perspective 2 Jul 2014 Articles
Shaken, but still unstirred - Report recommends amendments to the Australian innovation patent system 2 Jul 2014 Articles
Bowman v Monsanto in an Australian context 23 Jun 2014 Articles
What Australian companies need to know about "˜patent oppositions' in the US 18 Jun 2014 Articles
Timely evidence needed for Australian Patent Oppositions 18 Jun 2014 Articles
Freehills Patent Attorneys "˜highly recommended' by leading IP publication, IAM 5 Jun 2014 Firm News
Markush claims under Australian patent practice 29 May 2014 Articles
New Zealand Patent Oppositions – What counts as evidence in reply? 5 May 2014 Articles
Amendments to Australia's Intellectual Property Laws 29 Apr 2014 Publications
New Zealand Patent Oppositions – New and Improved (New Act Cases) 28 Apr 2014 Articles
New Zealand Patent Oppositions – New and Improved (Old Act Cases) 28 Apr 2014 Articles
First firm to file a PCT application in Australia using ePCT Portal 16 Apr 2014 Firm News
Five Freehills Patent Attorneys Partners named as Best Lawyers in Australia 11 Apr 2014 Firm News
New Zealand Patent Oppositions – Can I file late evidence? 10 Apr 2014 Articles
Distilling an Agreement 10 Apr 2014 Articles
Patentee blindsided by partially uncorroborated evidence 8 Apr 2014 Articles
Pharmaceutical patent injunction refused: Warner-Lambert Company LLC v Apotex Pty Ltd [2014] FCA 241 27 Mar 2014 Articles
Announcement: Good Design® Awards Selection for 2014 Revealed 25 Mar 2014 Firm News
Australian Patent Office steps up to the challenge on inventive step 25 Mar 2014 Articles
Patent grace periods in South East Asia 19 Mar 2014 Articles
Warning: Unsolicited requests for payment of fees 14 Feb 2014 Articles
Singapore: new positive assessment examination procedure 13 Feb 2014 Articles
Did you miss them? - four important patent cases in 2013 12 Feb 2014 Articles
New paradigm in Australian Patent Oppositions 11 Feb 2014 Articles
Patent enforcement round-up in South East Asia 31 Jan 2014 Articles
You can wave your patent around, just don't hold a stick in your other hand 31 Jan 2014 Articles
The opening decision of the Australian Patent Office for 2014 – another invention refused for lack of patentable subject matter 24 Jan 2014 Articles
3 good reasons to file your Singapore applications before February 14, 2014 23 Jan 2014 Articles
Interview - foreign filing expert 15 Jan 2014 Firm News
"Boxed into a corner"?: Australian Government confirms that it is considering "patent box" tax rules to assist manufacturers 12 Jan 2014 Articles
More than just a passing interest: ensuring your rights are secured under the PPSA 9 Jan 2014 Articles
Licence to pill: exclusive or not? Bristol-Myers Squibb Company v Apotex Pty Ltd 20 Dec 2013 Articles
Are TIME magazine's "25 best inventions of the year 2013" patented and does it really matter? 20 Dec 2013 Articles
Kit or caboodle? Recent Australian opposition decision highlights the inconsistency in construction of kit claims between Australia and New Zealand 19 Dec 2013 Articles
Australia's highest court takes a knife to indirect infringement: "carve-outs" in product information leaflets are a legitimate way of avoiding indirect infringement 17 Dec 2013 Articles
Pharmaceutical companies breathe a sigh of relief: Australia's highest court confirms that methods of medical treatment are patentable 17 Dec 2013 Articles
Emma Lees, winner Institute Prize for 2013 from the Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia 17 Dec 2013 Firm News
Patent Office adopts hard line on requests for extensions of time in patent oppositions 10 Dec 2013 Articles
Is data exclusivity "at risk" in Australia as compared to the US and Europe? 9 Dec 2013 Articles
What not to say to the Australian Patent Office 6 Dec 2013 Articles
Sarah Hennebry is now a registered patent attorney with Freehills Patent Attorneys 6 Dec 2013 Firm News
Faster examination for global patent families 3 Dec 2013 Articles
Salient lessons for Australian applicants of US diagnostic patent applications 28 Nov 2013 Articles
New Zealand approves trans-Tasman patent regime 25 Nov 2013 Articles
Breaking the shackles – changes to divisional application practice in Europe 22 Nov 2013 Legal Updates
Is inventive step in new Zealand "udderly" ridiculous?...and will it improve under the new legislation? 18 Nov 2013 Articles
Computer implemented inventions in Australia: The saga continues ... 18 Nov 2013 Articles
BP International Limited v Neste Oil Oyj [2013] APO 46 14 Nov 2013 Articles
When other people's patents get in your way... 1 Nov 2013 Articles
Myriad beyond the US: Patent eligibility of genes in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia 28 Oct 2013 Articles
Applying the Designs Act 2003: Multisteps in the right direction? 26 Sep 2013 Articles
Five things to keep in mind when pursuing registered design protection in Australia 20 Sep 2013 Articles
Freehills Patent Attorneys sponsor the 3rd International Conference on Medical Bionics, Engineering Solutions for Neural Disorders 19 Sep 2013 Firm News
Update - Protecting Plant Varieties in Australia and New Zealand 19 Sep 2013 Articles
Shaken, but not yet stirred –the future of Australian innovation patents 17 Sep 2013 Articles
Accelerate your patent grant in South East Asia 16 Sep 2013 Articles
Introducing ... New Zealand's Patents Act 2013 11 Sep 2013 Articles
Australian Designs System under review 11 Sep 2013 Articles
Injunction concerning Children's Panadol lifted 9 Sep 2013 Articles
Objects clause and exclusion from patentability – are biotech related patents under attack in Australia? 5 Sep 2013 Articles
Freehills Patent Attorneys add new pharmaceuticals partner - Damian Slizys 2 Sep 2013 Firm News
Encouraging developments for computer implemented inventions in Australia 2 Sep 2013 Articles
Addressing pharma IP law imbalances 23 Aug 2013 Articles
Simulated flames cause damage 23 Aug 2013 Articles
Live Aid (treat the world – let them know it is infringement time), patent law-style – proposed new provisions to allow the export of patented pharmaceuticals to countries experiencing a health crisis 19 Aug 2013 Articles
An easy guide to Australia's new patent law under the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012 - Updated 16 August 2013 16 Aug 2013 Publications
An easy guide to Australian patent law for all Australians 16 Aug 2013 Publications
Oxycodone alleviates pain ... and weakens the Spirit 14 Aug 2013 Articles
Divisional application patent practice across South East Asia 1 Aug 2013 Publications
It's finally here: Australia's new patent regime 31 Jul 2013 Articles
Africa: What you need to know about OAPI and ARIPO 25 Jul 2013 Articles
Can an error in naming an applicant for a design registration be fatal? Foster's Australia Limited v Cash's (Australia) Pty Ltd 10 Jul 2013 Articles
One Patent Application, One Examination, One Profession, Two Patents 3 Jul 2013 Articles
Proposed changes to Crown use in Australia 27 Jun 2013 Articles
Review of Compulsory Licensing in Australia 27 Jun 2013 Articles
New risks for patent applicants requesting claim amendment 25 Jun 2013 Articles
US Supreme Court decision on Myriad's gene patent – implications for Australian patent applicants 14 Jun 2013 Articles
Infringer violates parking infringement patent, gets ticket, no excuse 3 Jun 2013 Articles
Freehills Patent Attorney partners listed among the world's leading patent practitioners in the IAM Patent 1000 30 May 2013 Firm News
Due date for making a micro-organism deposit under Australia's new patent law 24 May 2013 Articles
Differences between Australian and South African patent practice and law 14 May 2013 Articles
NZ clarifies proposed ban on software patents 10 May 2013 Articles
Freehills Patent Attorneys increase partner numbers 9 May 2013 Firm News
Opposition Proceedings – procedural changes 7 May 2013 Articles
Release of the ASEAN IP Portal 2 May 2013 Articles
Opposition Proceedings – timing changes 29 Apr 2013 Articles
New Patent Regulations change the due date for filing a Notice of Entitlement 22 Apr 2013 Articles
Changes to patent entitlement in Australia and New Zealand (updated 15 April 2013) 15 Apr 2013 Articles
Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012: Overview (updated 15 April 2013) 15 Apr 2013 Legal Updates
Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012: Amendments relevant to validity (updated 15 April 2013) 15 Apr 2013 Legal Updates
Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012: Amendments relevant to procedure (updated 15 April 2013) 15 Apr 2013 Legal Updates
IP Australia introduces new search procedures 15 Apr 2013 Articles
Key recommendations from the Australian pharmaceutical patents review 11 Apr 2013 Articles
Inherent lack of novelty: when prior art documents destroy novelty without express disclosure of all features of a claim 12 Mar 2013 Articles
Will Raising the Bar changes affect "means-plus-function" language in Australia? 5 Mar 2013 Articles
NZ Patent Oppositions – Can I use a foreign expert? 4 Mar 2013 Articles
The Balance of Convenience in Applications for Interlocutory Injunctions: Embertec Pty Limited v Energy Efficient Technologies Pty Limited 4 Mar 2013 Articles
Protecting Plant Varieties in Australia and New Zealand 1 Mar 2013 Articles
Amending your patent claims in corresponding foreign applications could obligate you to look at your granted Australian claims 26 Feb 2013 Articles
Isolated nucleic acids are patentable – what does the "Myriad" decision in Australia mean for patent applicants? 21 Feb 2013 Articles
Australian Federal Court Clarifies Patentability of Computer Inventions 19 Feb 2013 Articles
Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012: Overview 18 Feb 2013 Legal Updates
Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012: Action items before 15 April 2013 18 Feb 2013 Legal Updates
Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012: Amendments relevant to validity 18 Feb 2013 Legal Updates
Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012: Amendments relevant to infringement 18 Feb 2013 Legal Updates
Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012: Amendments relevant to procedure 18 Feb 2013 Legal Updates
An easy guide to Australia's new patent law under the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012 - Updated 18.2.2013 18 Feb 2013 Legal Updates
Isolated nucleic acids are patentable – landmark "Myriad" decision in Australia 15 Feb 2013 Legal Updates
NZ Patent Oppositions – Why do I need expert evidence? 13 Feb 2013 Articles
What to expect when Australian patent prosecution law changes on April 15, 2013 8 Feb 2013 Articles
5 things ... US attorneys should know about the Australian patent system 8 Feb 2013 Articles
Freehills Patent Attorneys announces qualifications for 2 more patent professionals 5 Feb 2013 Legal Updates
NZ Patent Oppositions – What are the steps? 31 Jan 2013 Articles
A warning to US & foreign companies on Australian patent infringement by common design: Bayer Pharma AG v Genentech Inc [2012] FCA 1467 23 Jan 2013 Articles
Australian patent term extension: A "long-term" battle 15 Jan 2013 Legal Updates
Freehills Patent Attorneys announces qualifications of 3 patent professionals 20 Dec 2012 Firm News
The European unitary patent and unified patent court system Update 19 Dec 2012 Legal Updates
A US and Australian comparison of "Means plus function" 5 Dec 2012 Articles
Are your confidential documents confidential? 4 Dec 2012 Articles
Pharmaceutical Patents Review Panel releases issues paper 29 Nov 2012 Legal Updates
Protection of diagnostic inventions in the USA - implications of PerkinElmer, Inc. v Intema Limited 28 Nov 2012 Articles
IP Australia to introduce e-Filing of patent and design applications 20 Nov 2012 Legal Updates
Changes to patent entitlement in Australia and New Zealand 15 Nov 2012 Articles
An easy guide to Australia's new patent law under the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012 - Updated 15.11.2012 15 Nov 2012 Publications
Foreign agents: simple steps to reduce patent costs in Australia 14 Nov 2012 Articles
Short divisional response deadlines "˜temporarily suspended' 7 Nov 2012 Legal Updates
Proposed Australian patent prosecution and opposition rule changes for US Patent Attorneys 25 Oct 2012 Legal Updates
Shining a light on secret use – permissible non-commercial use of prototypes 23 Oct 2012 Articles
NZ Patent Oppositions – Why oppose? 18 Oct 2012 Articles
SNF (Australia) Pty Ltd v Ciba Specialty Chemicals Water Treatments Ltd. [2012] FCAFC 95 18 Oct 2012 Legal Updates
Apotex Pty Ltd v Sanofi-Aventis Australia Pty Ltd (Part 2) – Contributory infringement 15 Oct 2012 Legal Updates
Innovation Patent – Fundamental changes proposed 5 Oct 2012 Legal Updates
NZ Patent Oppositions – When can I file? 4 Oct 2012 Articles
NZ to decide on software patents 3 Oct 2012 Articles
Differences between Australian and New Zealand patent practice and law 2 Oct 2012 Articles
An outbreak of common sense – "fraud on the US Patent Office" actually requires fraud 26 Sep 2012 Articles
The Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) – high speed examination of Australian and United States patent applications 18 Sep 2012 Articles
Compulsory licensing for pharmaceuticals, manufacture and export 11 Sep 2012 Legal Updates
Compulsory licensing of patents, a point of discussion in the US 10 Sep 2012 Legal Updates
US plant patent practitioners – Australian legislative developments 5 Sep 2012 Legal Updates
Are patents and diagnostic methods compatible? 28 Aug 2012 Publications
US Law Reform - New Novelty Rules 28 Aug 2012 Legal Updates
Apotex Pty Ltd v Sanofi-Aventis Australia Pty Ltd - Claiming intent 21 Aug 2012 Legal Updates
US and Australian Computer Implemented Inventions 14 Aug 2012 Legal Updates
Determination of inventorship 9 Aug 2012 Publications
5 things... to tell your patent attorney when you want a patent 6 Aug 2012 Articles
Inventorship is not authorship 2 Aug 2012 Articles
US Patent applications - third party observations 27 Jul 2012 Legal Updates
Not such a corny idea - patent infringement for food companies 20 Jul 2012 Articles
Managing biotech patents - what you need to know 19 Jul 2012 Articles
Inherent disclosure and novelty in patent re-examination: Alza Corporation [2012] APO 70 12 Jul 2012 Legal Updates
Further evidence in Australian patent office proceedings: Merial Ltd v Eli Lilly and Company [2012] APO 69 11 Jul 2012 Legal Updates
The Australian innovation patent 2 Jul 2012 Publications
Market dominance through innovation patents 2 Jul 2012 Publications
Requirements for filing patent and design applications in Australia 2 Jul 2012 Publications
Change of Name: Freehills Patent Attorneys 1 Jul 2012 Firm News
Senior Associate Appointment 2012 – Adam Denley 1 Jul 2012 Firm News
Freehills Patent Attorney practitioner listed as world's leading patent practitioner in the IAM Patent 1000 19 Jun 2012 Firm News
An easy guide to Australian patent law for all Australians 19 Apr 2012 Publications
An easy guide to Australia's new patent law under the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012 19 Apr 2012 Publications
Audio: Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill–Has the bar actually been raised? 5 Apr 2012 Webinar
US Patent Law reform – New Ways to Attack US Patents 21 Mar 2012 Legal Updates
Change is inevitable ... but an extension of time isn't if you change your mind 8 Mar 2012 Legal Updates
US Patent Law Reform – Patent Marking 1 Mar 2012 Legal Updates
US Law Reform: Inventor Signature Requirements 16 Feb 2012 Legal Updates
Employer / Employee Ownership of IP – applying UWA v Gray 10 Jan 2012 Articles
Proposed amendments to Australian patent law: Usefulness 6 Jan 2012 Legal Updates
US Patent Law Reform - Prioritised Examination 23 Dec 2011 Legal Updates
US Patent Law Reform - First-To-File 21 Nov 2011 Legal Updates
US Patent Law Reform: Fee Discounts for Micro Entities 14 Nov 2011 Legal Updates
Proposed amendments to Australian patent law: patent re-examination 8 Nov 2011 Legal Updates
US Patent Law Reform: What this means for Australian universities 7 Nov 2011 Legal Updates
Proposed amendments to Australian patent law: Standard of proof required for allowance 13 Oct 2011 Legal Updates
Senate Committee rejects proposal to ban Australian gene patents 22 Sep 2011 Legal Updates
The Australian Patent Office rejects insurance plans as being unpatentable 12 Sep 2011 Legal Updates
Proposed US patent law reform – implications for Australian business 12 Sep 2011 Legal Updates
Smells like inherent novelty: Novartis AG v Bayer Animal Health GmbH [2011] APO 67 7 Sep 2011 Legal Updates
Australian patent invalidity – lack of fair basis not cured by consistory clause 30 Aug 2011 Legal Updates
Proposed amendments to Australian patent law: Infringement exemption for acts for obtaining regulatory approval 24 Aug 2011 Legal Updates
Proposed amendments to Australian patent law: Infringement exemption for experimental use 16 Aug 2011 Legal Updates
Plant Varieties Rights live on... 7 Jun 2011 Articles
Proposed amendments to Australian patent law: Specifications 31 May 2011 Legal Updates
Telstra's opposition to Amazon's Australian "˜1-click' patent 13 May 2011 Articles
Proposed amendments to Australian patent law: Obviousness 12 May 2011 Legal Updates
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
United Kingdom awards inventors in Kelly and another v GE Healthcare Limited 6 Jul 2009 Articles
Patent opposition – dismissal: Ronald Neville Langford v David Gerard Clark [2008] APO 5 (16 March 2009) 16 Apr 2009 Legal Updates
United States court issues decision on patent rule changes 31 Mar 2009 Legal Updates
Patent opposition proceedings: Macquarie University v HealthLinx Limited [2009] APO1 13 Feb 2009 Legal Updates
Freehills Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys attend leading immunology conference 11 Feb 2009 Legal Updates
A Guide to Patent Law in Australia 25 Sep 2008 Publications
Federal Court takes an innovative step on innovation patents 16 Sep 2008 Legal Updates
Freehills Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys expand their ranks 16 Jun 2008 Firm News
United States patent applications: Significant rule changes on the way 1 Nov 2007 Legal Updates
Australian patent practice – removal of onus to file search results 22 Oct 2007 Legal Updates
Tom Gumley"”profile of new partner in Freehills' Patents and Trade Marks group 20 May 2007 Legal Updates