Duncan Bucknell

The Carvedilol story took another interesting turn recently, when on 21 June, Teva sued 7 pharmaceutical companies (Dr Reddy’s, Ranbaxy, Lupin, Orchid, Cadilla, USV & Warnbury) for infringement of 4 of...

Everyone thought that this was just another small-time China company stepping over the trade mark line and using Pepsi’s extremely well known ‘Blue Storm’ mark in China. Everyone was wrong –...

It’s a common complaint — ok, so why should we bother obtaining that patent / trade mark / design / etc when we will not be able to enforce if a...

Take home Earlier today (23 May 2007), a unanimous Australian High Court handed down the long-awaited decision in the Lockwood v Doric patent dispute. For those who aren’t patent lawyers –...

On 30 April 2007, the US Supreme Court handed down its long awaited (and unanimous) decision in KSR v Teleflex. Lawyers love bullet point tests that they can apply when advising...

On 30 April 2007, the US Supreme Court handed down its long awaited decision in Microsoft v AT&T. It’s usually safe to assume that because IP rights must be granted by...

In a predictable blow to those wanting to decrease the costs of international intellectual property litigation, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit delivered its long-awaited judgment in Voda...

The ultimate goal in a global IP dispute is rarely to fight and win every case in every country in the world. This is usually a waste of time and money....

On 15 May 2006, the US Supreme Court handed down its much anticipated decision in eBay Inc. et al v MercExchange, L.L.C. 547 US_(2006). Take home The US Supreme Court agreed...

The Australian Federal Court has just issued new Federal Court Rules which codify the procedure for obtaining Marevaand Anton Piller orders. Click here for a copy of the new Federal Court...