Patent Law in Australia Online

Patent Law in Australia Online

By Colin Bodkin

Online

Price: N/A

Date: 04/09/2008

Code: 41167446

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Description

The most comprehensive and detailed text on the area of Patent law in Australia, written by an expert in the field, is now online together with annotated key sections to the Patents Act.

Patent Law in Australia Online is a specialist subscription service for the patent attorney, intellectual property lawyer and legal professional working in the patent field.

For the Patent Attorney, this online service provides coverage of the process of obtaining and maintaining patents as well as enforcing them and challenging their validity, with seamless linking through to essential procedural material on IP Australia’s website, such as the Patent Manual of Practice and Procedure.  This indispensible tool will provide attorneys with assurance that the patent applications they lodge will have a greater prospects of being filed in accordance with the patent law as developed by the Australian courts, increasing the likelihood of successful patent applications.

For the IP lawyer this service provides current discussion on the most recent developments in the law of patents, with detailed analysis of relevant legislation and case law and an overview of Australia Patent Office practices.  It is also a commercial tool that enables rapid access to practical solutions-focussed annotations within the Patents Act, with case linking.  In addition, a linkable Index to Cases allows for immediate overview of, and access to, key decisions on every aspect of patent law.

Patent Law in Australia Online is an indispensable guide to obtaining, maintaining and enforcing patents in Australia and to challenging their validity.

Features

  • Overview of Australia Patent Office practices. This covers the process of obtaining and maintaining patents as well as enforcing them and challenging their validity, and includes links through to essential procedural material on IP Australia’s website.
  • Detailed analysis of relevant legislation and case law with key section annotations to the Patents Act, with case linking.
  • Linkable Index to Cases, enabling an immediate overview of, and access to, key cases on every aspect of patent law.
  • Detailed description of ex parte and inter partes proceedings in the Patent Office.
  • Currency: 4 updates per year, with additional updating in response to any major developments in the area of patent law.

Table of Contents

Annotated Patents Act
Patents Regulations
Index to Cases
Chapter 1 The Australian patents system: An introduction
Chapter 2 The statutory definition of invention
Chapter 3 Novelty
Chapter 4 Inventive step and innovative step
Chapter 5 The internal requirements for validity
Chapter 6 Utility
Chapter 7 Revocation of a patent
Chapter 8 Who may be granted a patent?
Chapter 9 Rights of the patentee
Chapter 10 Licensing and assignment
Chapter 11 Divisional patents and applications
Chapter 12 Patents of addition
Chapter 13 Amendments
Chapter 14 Patents office proceedings
Chapter 15 Patent term and extension of term
Chapter 16 Extensions of time
Chapter 17 Hearings and appeals

Appendix 1 The deposit requirements for micro-organisms
Appendix 2 “Associated technology”
Appendix 3 Exploitation of an invention by the crown
* Price is for a single annual subscription for firms or businesses with one practitioner. Practitioner is defined as employed and/or self-employed professionals within Australia including: solicitors, self-employed barristers, HR professionals and environmental specialists, corporate counsel, accountants including CPAs and CAs and registered tax agents and financial planners. For pricing for government departments and authorities and multiple users submit an enquiry online or call 1300 304 195.

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