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Summary of D’Arcy v Myriad Genetics Inc – High Court Decision

There is no doubt that the Myriad High Court decision has impacts for patenting in Australia. Of particular concern is how this decision is received and interpreted by legal profession and IP Australia. Summary D’Arcy v Myriad Genetics Inc [2015] HCA 35 The decision only focused on three claims (Claims 1 to 3) and claim 1 […]

Alder IP – Wins Client Choice Award 2015 for Best Australian Patent Firm from Lexology

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Alder IP is proud to announce that we have won the Client Choice Award 2015 for Australia in the field of Patent Firms as awarded by Lexology and ILO. This award was announced in London, UK on 28th February 2015. This is a great honour for our firm and we thank our clients who participated […]

Patenting for Startup Businesses

Patenting is important activity for all businesses who are innovative. Startup businesses who are planning on adopting a disruptive technology strategy and are innovative by definition. To protect startup businesses from copying, business founders need to develop and adopt strong intellectual property strategies that protect at least their core business from extensive reproduction by later […]

Christmas Break

The offices of Alder IP will be officially closed between 17th December 2014 and 5th January 2015. If you require urgent assistance or help during this time, please phone our regular phone number and we will get back to you soon as possible. We will also be monitoring our emails during the Christmas period. Merry […]

Alder IP Australian Trade Mark Guide

Alder IP is pleased to announce that it has just published a free guide to trade mark law in Australia. The guide covers a lot of general information about trade marks in Australia including information about the registration process and the differences relating to common law trade marks and registered trade marks. The guide is […]

Alder IP expands to new offices

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We are proud to announce that due to our recent growth, that we have moved to a new location. We will continue to offer the same friendly service at our new address on 24 Thomas Street, Chatswood, NSW, 2067. The new office will allow us to offer an even larger selection of services to better […]

Issues with Patent License Terminations

S145 of the Patents Act is directed to limit the capacity of licensors from obtaining licenses that exceed to life of a patent. Despite any clause in a license agreement, s145 generally states that a license to exploit a patented invention may be terminated in 3 months notice once “the [licensed patent, or all patents […]