Consultation on Options for Re-Purposing of Geographical Indications Legislation
The Australian Government has opened a new consultation on its legislation relating to Geographical Indications (GIs) in light of its on-going Free Trade Agreement negotiations with the EU. Responses are sought by 30th November 2020.
Manufacturer’s Intention Not Necessarily Relevant to Infringement of Swiss-Style Claims
In Mylan Health Pty Ltd v Sun Pharma ANZ Pty Ltd the unanimous decision of the Full Court of the Federal Court (FCAFC) held that when assessing whether a Swiss-style patent claim has been infringed the intention of the accused infringer is not a necessary factor to take into consideration...