Mainly intellectual property (IP) issues Down Under

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.

Innovation review

I’m still wading my way through the Innovation Review. Meanwhile Duncan Bucknell is highly critical, particularly of recommendation 7.2: Recommendation 7.2: Patent law should be reviewed to ensure that the inventive steps required to qualify for patents are considerable, and that the resulting patents are well defined, so as to minimise litigation and maximise the scope for subsequent innovators. As Duncan points out, what does this actually mean?  Well, Ben Roxborough at IPRoo.. Read More

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