Repeatability or reproducibility in Australian Patent Law
McEniery, Benjamin J. (2014) Repeatability or reproducibility in Australian Patent Law. Australian Intellectual Property Journal, 25(1), pp. 5-17.
This article considers the extent to which a claimed process must be repeatable or reproducible in order to be patentable according to Australian patent law. It asks whether a process must yield identical or near-identical results each time the process is invoked, or if not, what degree of repeatability is required. The question is relevant when considering, among other things, the patentability of some methods of medical treatment and diagnosis, biotechnology inventions and business methods.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||patent, law, repeatability, reproducibility, medical treatment, business methods, biotechnology, extrinsic forces, decision making|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100)
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 2014 Ben McEniery|
|Deposited On:||26 Oct 2014 23:57|
|Last Modified:||28 Oct 2014 10:39|
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