Third party observations have in the past been referred to by some as the poor man’s opposition; in most countries they bear no official fee and are relatively simple to submit, especially if you are already aware of the art you wish to include. But do not let the nickname fool you; the opportunity to […]
Insights: January 2013
The recently enacted Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2011 implements a number of significant changes to Australian patent law. The Act will come into force on 15th April 2013. In addition to procedural changes, the main aim of the Act is to improve the quality of granted patents, for example by raising […]
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