Intellectual Property – What Went Wrong!

Eliades, Dimitrios (2001) Intellectual Property – What Went Wrong!


In its simplest form the patent system is designed to encourage the disclosure of innovative thought in exchange for a period of exclusivity in which the grantee of the rights may profit from such knowledge. I will attempt in this paper to show that patentees seeking to enforce their patents in Australia will face great difficulty through a number of potentially fatal pitfalls. I also submit that as a result of the decisions in Australia in reported patent cases in the last ten years, legal advisers should place their clients on notice that if they are trying to enforce their patents they are unlikely to succeed...

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ID Code: 75863
Item Type: Report
Refereed: No
Keywords: Intellectual property Australia, Patent enforcement Australia, Intellectual property systems Australia
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Intellectual Property Law (180115)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2001 [please consult the author]
Deposited On: 19 Oct 2014 23:13
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2014 23:13

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