AIPPI Sydney 3 – sufficiency

AIPPI Sydney: the sufficiency requirement in patents and IP and competition

Google gets EUR2.43 billion fine

The European Commission has fined Google EUR2.43 billion (approx. AU$3.6 billion) for misusing its market power over internet searches.

Productivity Commission’s Final Report

The Productivity Commissions’s final report into “Intellectual Property Arrangments” has been published.

Are you carrying on business in Australia by registering a trade mark here

If you need authority for the proposition that registering a trade mark, or enforcing the rights under the registration, does not necessarily mean you are carrying on business in Australia, Besanko J may help you out.

Selected links,from last week

Selected links from last week

Selected links from last (couple of) weeks

A selection of the links I found interesting over the last couple of weeks

Productivity Commission reports on IP (in draft)

The Productivity Commission has released its draft report into Australia’s Intellectual Property Arrangements.

Canada’s IP and antitrust enforcement guidelines

The Canadian Competition Bureau has published updated guidelines relating to the enforcement of intellectual property rights and the antitrust (competition) rules.

Productivity Commission to review all IP laws

Minister announce Productivity Commission to review Australia’s IP laws

ACCC loses antitrust case against Pfizer

Flick J rules that Pfizer did not breach antitrust rules by trying to maintain sales of Lipitor after it came off patent.

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