Obtaining International IP Protection
Obtaining International IP Protection

An Australian provisional patent application lodged at IP Australia (IPA) is usually the first step in obtaining one or more patents anywhere in the world. The date on which a provisional patent ...

Baxter IP Biomedical
Baxter IP Biomedical

Baxter IP recently launched Baxter IP Biomedical – a specialist team of patent attorneys within Baxter IP boasting a depth of knowledge and experience in biomedical engineering that is difficult ...

Prior Use in Australia
Prior Use in Australia

Sect. 119 of the Australian Patents Act 1990 (Cth) (the “Patents Act”) provides a ‘prior use’ defence to patent infringement (for patents granted on applications filed on or after 28 September ...

Microsoft loses IP case in China
Microsoft loses IP case in China

Microsoft Corp has been ordered by Beijing’s No 1 Intermediate People’s Court to stop selling versions of its Windows operating systems that include fonts designed by a Chinese technology ...