Region: Australia

Rob McInnes

Featured in Strategy 300 Global Leaders 2024

30 November 2023

Amplifying the voices of women working in intellectual property

"Women across patents, copyright and trademarks spoke about how they were presumed not to understand technology, or they were left out of the conversation as soon as the subject matter became about technology," says Jessica Lai, associate professor at the Victoria University of Wellington

06 October 2023

Surging litigation numbers and public distrust plague life sciences landscape

From trade secrets to overregulation, there are many core threats to the global life sciences arena. But expert advice outlines strategic ways to neutralise them

05 September 2023

‘IP is a long game’ – an interview with Breville’s head of corporate development

Jarred Twigg, who stepped down as head of IP last July, talks to IAM about the sometimes ‘uncomfortable truth’ of intellectual property and ‘winning the moments’

05 September 2023

Australia: patent-term extension developments and challenges

Featured in The Guide to Life Sciences: Key issues for senior life sciences executives 2023

PTEs in the pharmaceutical space are a key way for innovators to recoup R&D costs – however, they are often challenged by generics manufacturers. An uptick of such cases in Australia could prompt a reassessment of how courts handle such issues, which would have a significant knock-on effect on the country’s life sciences landscape.

25 August 2023

Australia: Three Superior Court Decisions Look Set to Have Serious Patent Implications

Featured in The Patent Litigation Review 2024

The last year may well prove to be a pivotal one for Australian IP litigation, with cases that touch upon subjects as diverse as eligibility requirements for computer-implemented inventions, damages for higher prices paid to a pharmaceutical company during a preliminary injunction and whether AI platforms are entitled to apply for patents.

25 August 2023

Is Tesla driving towards patent monetisation by suing charging tech rival for refusing to take a licence?

The first-ever US assertion by Tesla may portend a sea change in how CEO Elon Musk feels about patents

18 July 2023

Five IP protection strategies to harness the big data opportunity

Today’s big data trend is driving demand for strategic IP advice, and the best plans contain a holistic mix of these five protection regimens

23 June 2023

GC of Australian mining tech company on ‘intense’ US ITC victory in global patent battle

Michael Tomasz hails result as a ‘strong outcome for IP protection’ in exclusive IAM interview

14 February 2023

Global tracker: trade secret law

Featured in Special Report 2022 Q4: Trade secret strategy playbook

16 November 2022

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