The CGK: Our review of Australia’s patent cases for 2012

We are excited to announce the launch of ‘The CGK’ –  our review of Australia’s patent cases for 2012.  This is the 10th edition of our annual patent review. The CGK examines the most important patent decisions handed down in 2012, including the Full Court’s decisions in SNF (Australia) Pty Ltd v Ciba Specialty Chemicals Water read more...
Subjects: Patents


Selection patents – a developing area of law?

Apotex recently failed in its attempt to have Eli Lilly’s patent covering antipsychotic drug Zyprexa revoked by the Federal Court.  In his judgment (Eli Lilly v Apotex), Justice Middleton considered two relatively fresh issues – the proper approach to ‘selection patents’, and the significance of differences in the naming of chemical formulae. Eli Lilly commenced read more...
Subjects: Patents