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Mainly intellectual property (IP) issues Down Under

Abilify interlocutory injunction continues pending appeal

Nicholas J stays dissolution of interlocutory injunction pending Otsuka’s appeal from invalidity of aripiprazole patent judgment. Commonwealth gets security for undertaking as to damages.

Productivity Commission to review all IP laws

Minister announce Productivity Commission to review Australia’s IP laws

Dallas Buyers’ Club: no sale (yet)

Perram J has refused to allow Dallas Buyers Club LLC to send out its proposed letters of demand to the account holders identified through its preliminary discovery application.

Program formats and copyright

Channel 7 has lost its bid to get an interlocutory injunction against Channel 9’s show Hotplate on the basis of My Kitchen Rules.

Innovation patent consultation on the consultation

IP Australia issues consultation paper on ACIP’s report into the innovation patent system