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What a difference a K makes… or doesn’t.

Last month the UK Supreme court released its final decision on the appeal case of Lilly vs. Actavis.  This is a case in which two pharmaceutical companies, Eli Lilly and Actavis were battling over intellectual property rights for the distribution of an anti-cancer therapy. 531 more words

Science Policy

Aboriginality in Australia: An Outlook on a History Steeped in Sociopolitical Marginalization

Research and Reflection: Challenging Assumptions (Now)

In considering the ABC documentary series You Can’t Ask That: Indigenous video (ABC 2016), it is apparent that topics surrounding the notion of Aboriginality in Australia are varied and complex. 1,178 more words


Trade Marks Proving Popular

Recently, we have been inundated with savvy business clients who want to ‘trade mark’ their name, logo and other elements of their brand to ensure they are protected from ‘copycats’. 578 more words

Intellectual Property

Federal Circuit Clarifies Boundaries of Discovery During Litigation Under the BPCIA

This week, the Federal Circuit issued a much-anticipated precedential decision in Amgen, Inc. v. Hospira, Inc., No. 2016-2179 (Fed. Cir. Aug. 10, 2017), rejecting Amgen’s efforts to compel discovery regarding aspects of Hospira’s biosimilar application relevant to patents Amgen chose not to identify during the “patent dance” established by the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2009 (“BPCIA”). 758 more words

Enforcement, Clearance & Defense

The Wild Hunt: You call it sharing, but Pagan authors call it stealing

The Wild Hunt: You call it sharing, but Pagan authors call it stealing. “An recently discovered case of the sharing copyrighted Pagan books via a Facebook group highlights the seriousness of this problem in the digital age. 77 more words

Around The Search & Social Media World

Thailand becomes 99th member of the Madrid System

On 7 November 2017, Thailand will officially become part of the Madrid System. This system allows companies to complete a single registration (with a single set of fees) that provides protection for marks across 115 territories across the globe. 84 more words


China: "Grave Concerns" Over Trump's Inquiry

RT reports China has expressed “grave concerns” over U.S. President Donald Trump’s signing of a memo that authorizes a potential inquiry into China’s alleged theft of intellectual property. 90 more words

News And Politics