Allowance of Australian patent applications - standard of proof

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A Bill is now before the Australian parliament that proposes to amend the Australian patent statute, thereby changing

the standard of proof required to obtain acceptance (allowance) of an Australian patent application. The provisions of the Bill relevant to the standard of proof may be implemented as early as early 2012.

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