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2 years gaol for contempt

The Full Federal Court has reduced Mr Vaysman’s punishment for contempt from 3 years to 2 years imprisonment for repeatedly breaching injunctions not to infringe trade mark and copyright.

Dr Gurry re-appointed

Last week, 8 May, WIPO’s General Assembly re-elected Dr Francis Gurry to a second 6 year term, beginning 1 October 2014 as Director-General of WIPO.

Plain Packaging: WTO dispute panel appointed

Plain Packaging: WTO dispute panel appointed

Abstract principle, fine art or just unknowable

Jessup J has upheld the rejection of a patent for an auscultative method on grounds the claimed invention was insufficiently clearly disclosed.

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