After a long hiatus, IP Australia has granted a patent for a computer-related invention, in this case the software functionality in a gaming machine.
Lawyers at one of the oldest specialist intellectual property firms in Australia and New Zealand have slammed the High Court's decision to refuse leave to a patent applicant to appeal a decision by the Full Federal Court of Australia.
The federal government has put its support behind the launch of a new, central source of information sharing, licencing preferences and facilitating contact for intellectual property in Australia generated by the public research sector.
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