Recent News & Publications
15 Aug 2018
Lara Gun recently contributed to an article in the International Trademark Association (INTA) Bulletin with respect to The Federal Court of Australia’s decision in Laminar Air Flow Pty Ltd v. Registrar of Trade Marks.
07 Aug 2018
A new consultation regarding legislation that will change the way inventive step is considered for Australian patents has been announced, with the intention being to raise the threshold by aligning with European standards. In future, the EPO “problem-solution” test will usually be adopted when assessing inventive step in Australia, which is a different assessment from the lower level problem-solution assessment currently used here.