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Patent Attorney on Developments in ...

In late 2010, the Chinese government launched a new national campaign to crack down on violations of intellectual property rights (IPRs) and on the production and distribution of fake and shoddy ...

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When Does An Exclusive Licensee Hav...

Our patent attorneys have been asked a number of times by foreign associate attorneys as to whether an exclusive licensee need have exclusive rights in a patent in order to have standing to sue ...

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Baxter IP Patent Attorneys Presenting at Microsoft BizSpark Program

Baxter IP Patent Attorneys Presenti...

Baxter IP Patent attorneys will be presenting at the Microsoft BizSpark program on 11 Nov 2010 on the patentability of software in the United States, Europe, Japan, China, Korea and Australia and ...

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One-Click Computer Implemented Busi...

In a recent development, a Canadian federal court has ruled in favour of Amazon.com Inc. allowing them to patent their “one-click” order process for online shopping. The online retail giant has ...

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AFP cracks down on organised counte...

In a statement issued by the Australian Federal Police (AFP), it was announced that during the week commencing 13th Sept, 21 warrants were executed across Australia in relation to the organised ...

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Patent Attorneys Watch Carefully As...

Uniloc, a software company specialising in IT security and piracy protection, was brought to the international spotlight with its lawsuit against Microsoft for infringing its patent relating to ...

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Bilski 2010 – The case every pate...

Synopsis Bilski v. Kappos – 28 Jun 2010 The Supreme Court of the United States granted certiorari on June 1, 2009 In re Bilski, 545 F.3d 943 (Fed. Cir. 2008) and handed down their findings, under ...

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Gene Patents

Gene patents are patents on DNA products that have been successfully isolated and purified/modified with known functions.  In the United States, as of 2010 there are nearly 40,000 patents on an ...

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Refund of Standard Patent Examinati...

Under the Australian Patents Act, fees are payable for filing a request for examination. However, in view of the recent global financial crisis and of the large number of patent applications ...

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