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Baxter IP’s Unique Approach to Dr...

One of the key roles of a provisional patent application is the establishment of a priority date, which is the patentee’s earliest claimed filing date for his patent.  The provisional application ...

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New Zealand Patent Bill

The New Zealand Patent Bill, which is scheduled to replace the Patents Act 1953, is due to be brought into force by 31 December 2012. The new Patent Bill is essentially a hybrid of the current ...

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Research & Development Tax Ref...

On 24 October 2011 Baxter IP Patent Attorneys held a briefing for its clients in collaboration with KPMG on the new tax reform incentives for business conducting R&D activities. The briefing ...

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Apple vs. Samsung

CNBC Interviews Chris Baxter on the...

Chris has released his preparation notes for the interview below: What is this Apple Samsung patent war all about? Apple has taken action against Samsung in a number of countries for patent ...

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Case study: Baxter IP Patent Attorneys helps to successfully protect railway sled invention

Case study: Baxter IP Patent Attorn...

The Australian Rail Track Corporation has fast tracked a major maintenance program to prevent one of Australia’s busiest railway tracks from subsuming into mud, using a technology subject to one ...

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Trans-Tasman

Streamlined Process for Trans-Tasma...

In a recent announcement¹, IP Australia and the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (“IPONZ”) have agreed on an implementation plan to introduce a streamlined patent process that will ...

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Australian Patent Office Practice n...

A recent shift in the examination practice of the Australian Patent Office may result in certain software related application being rejected for not being patentable. Generally, Australian Patent ...

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Australian & New Zealand Singl...

The Australian patent attorney profession is currently regulated by the Professional Standards Board for Patent Attorneys. A reform is currently being proposed by IP Australia that would see the ...

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Patent Attorneys’ New Uses For In...

From 1994 to 2000, Dr John Baxter was a Member of the Advisory Council on Industrial Property (ACIP) for IP Australia. ACIP played a key role in the development of the Australian Innovation ...

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