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The long-delayed R&D Tax Credit was passed by the House of Representatives yesterday after clearing the Senate with amendments. The R&D Tax Credit represents the most significant change to tax innovation policy since the original R&D Tax Concession was introduced in 1986. Check out our alert here.
On Monday, Justice Bennett held that Zetco’s patent for hot water heater valves was valid, and infringed by Austworld Commodities.
The decision provides useful guidance on what is necessary for an anticipating disclosure. At paragraph 93, her Honour notes that:
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