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Patents for Intangible Inventions in Australia After Grant v Commissioner of Patents (Part 1)

McEniery, Benjamin J. (2007) Patents for Intangible Inventions in Australia After Grant v Commissioner of Patents (Part 1). Computer and Telecommunications Law Review, 13(2), pp. 70-74.

Abstract

An issue currently attracting attention in a number of jurisdictions is the patentability of ‘pure’ business methods, which are business methods that do not involve a physical aspect. This issue was dealt with recently in Australia by the Full Court of the Federal Court which considered the patentability of a method of protecting an asset from the claims of creditors.

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ID Code: 7006
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Part 2 appears in volume 13(3) of the same journal
Keywords: Patent, Patentability, Intangible, Physicality, Physical Aspect, Patentable Subject Matter, Inventions, Australia, Grant, Grant v Commissioner of Patents
ISSN: 1357-3128
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 Benjamin McEniery
Copyright Statement: For more information, please contact the author b.mceniery@qut.edu.au
Deposited On: 18 Apr 2007
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:33

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