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5.  PATENTS

Required reading

MSG 2004: ch 11-14

RR 2005: ch 12-15

(1)Origins and background

The early period: before 1850 (RR 2005 at 652-658)

The establishment of the modern system (RR 2005 at 658-661)

Rationale and objects of the patent system (RR 2005 at 662-672)

(2)Requirements for patentability

(a)The Requirements under s18

Types of patents: standard and innovation

Innovation patents:  Delnorth Pty Ltd v Dura-Post (Aust) Pty Ltd [2008] FCA 1225 (13 August 2008) (on appeal to Full Court)

s18 defines what is a ‘patentable invention’

(i)

manner of manufacture

(ii)

novelty

(iii)

inventive step

(iv)

useful

(v)

not secretly used

Threshold of inventiveness

RR 2005 720-725; MSG 2004 at 338-341

NV Phillips Gloeilamopenfabrieken v Mirabella International (1995) 183 CLR 655

Advanced Building Systems v Ramset Fasteners (1998) 194 CLR 171

Lockwood v Doric [2007] HCA 21 at [106]; 235 ALR 202.

(b)Manner of manufacture

(i)What is a ‘manner of manufacture’?

Rogers v Commissioner of Patents (1910) 10 CLR 701 (RR 2005 680-683)

* National Research Development Corp v Commissioner of Patents (1959) 102 CLR 252 (RR 2005 at 683-689; MBG 2007 at 331, 338, 340)

(ii)Human treatment exception

The concept of ‘generally inconvenient’

Cases discussing human treatments

* Joos v Commissioner of Patents (1972) 126 CLR 611

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