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19 Aug 2014
A new Patents Act 2013 will take effect on 13 September 2014 and provide a major update and modernisation of the previous Patents Act 1953. The new Patents Act 2013 significantly raises the threshold for patentability in New Zealand. Read more

13 Aug 2014
Before the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012 was enacted, the Australian Patent Office expressed its intent to crack down on extensions of time to file evidence in patent oppositions. Now, over a year since the associated regulations came into force, it is clear that obtaining such an extension will be difficult. Read more

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