The Australian Patent Office will participate in the pilot of the Global Patent Prosecution Highway (Global PPH).
What is the Global Patent Prosecution Highway (Global PPH)?
The Global PPH is a new global system...more
An ongoing issue in Australian patent law is the extent to which computer-implemented inventions are eligible subject matter for patentability.
Two single-judge Federal Court decisions on this matter have been handed...more
The NZ government yesterday released further amendments to tighten the proposed legislation around software patentability. The amendments clarify that while the partial ban on software patents is still on the agenda, it has...more
The patentability of computer implemented inventions in Australia has finally been clarified by the Federal Court. The decision in Research Affiliates provides valuable guidance on how to prepare patent applications for...more