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A recent decision by the United States Court of Appeals has again underscored the importance of ensuring that goods sold in the United States contain accurate patent markings. Mallesons partner John Swinson takes a close look at the salient features of the decision and the United States and Australian position on patent marking here.
On 1 December 2009, online retailer Topbuy was issued with a formal warning from the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) for breaching the Spam Act 2003 (see ACMA’s press release). Following investigations into three commercial electronic messages sent by Topbuy to consumers without their consent, ACMA concluded these messages represented a broader systemic problem.