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Australian Full Federal Court clarifies best method disclosure obligation in <i>Pfizer v Eli Lilly</i> appeal

Mary Padbury

in Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice

Volume 1, issue 7, pages 432-433
Published in print June 2006 | ISSN: 1747-1532
Published online May 2006 | e-ISSN: 1747-1540 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jiplp/jpl062
Australian Full Federal Court clarifies best method disclosure obligation in Pfizer v Eli Lilly appeal

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The Australian Full Federal Court has found that (i) a patent applicant may amend the patent specification, until at least the date of grant, to include the best method known to the applicant at the date of filing and that (ii) there is no requirement that new best methods discovered after the date of filing of a complete patent specification be added by amendment.

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Subjects: Arbitration ; Intellectual Property Law

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