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Australian Patent Overhaul Bill Aligns With Other OECD Countries
April 6, 2012
Patent reform legislation approved by the Australian Parliament March 20 establishes a higher standard for assessment of invention and innovative steps, provides for a new “utility” requirement that requires “specific, substantial and credible use” for a claimed invention and includes more stringent requirements for the scope and detail of disclosure required to support patent claims.
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