Patents Year in Review 2017/18, Second Edition

31 October 2018       Authors: Steven Wulff, Alex Dunlop, Michael Christie, Ph.D., Willem Du Preez
Welcome to the second edition of K&L Gates Australia's Patents Year in Review 2017/18.

2017/18 has been an intriguing 12 months in the Australian patent landscape, with Courts being called upon to deliver decisions in relation to a number of issues that have not previously been judicially considered. The judgments delivered in this period have dealt with the patentability of methods claims deploying genetic information, patent term extensions for "Swiss-style" claims and whether applying to list a product on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme constitutes an act of patent infringement. 

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Patents Year in Review 2017/18, Second Edition