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Merry Christmas!

Thanks for stopping by during the year. IPwars has headed off into the summer sun. Hopefully to return in late January. Wishing you the compliments of the Season and all the best for 2014!

3 stripes v 4 stripes: the remedies

3 stripes v 4 stripes: the remedies – Robertson J has ordered a narrow injunction and reduced costs to 30% after finding 3 of 12 shoe styles infringed

Sanofi v Apotex – infringement

Sanofi v Apotex – infringement: The High Court overturned the rulings that Apotex infringed Sanofi’s patent for the treatment of psoriasis by supplying for treatment of RA and PsA.

Apotex v Sanofi: manner of manufacture

Apotex v Sanofi: Sanofi’s patent for a second use of leflunomide is patentable subject matter in Australia

Alice corp

Software patents: US Supreme Court grants certiorari to determine patentability of Alice Corp’s computer related patent

Copyright and the ALRC

Then ALRC has submitted its final report on Copyright and the Digital Economy amongst other things recommending a fair use defence.

Apotex v Sanofi

The High Court has upheld the patentability of methods of medical treatment.

auDA reviews whoIS policy

auDA, the body which administers the domain name system in the .au (i.e. Australia) space (OK, ccTLD) has embarked on a review (pdf) of its WhoIS policy. There are 2 main issues: Should there be any changes to auDA’s WHOIS Policy covering the collection, disclosure and use of WHOIS data for .au domain names? Should access to .au domain name data (other than via WHOIS) be opened up? Apparently, there was a.. Read More