Intellectual property laws are adapting to this rapidly changing environment, both locally and internationally, particularly as Australian patent law continues to align with European standards.
Our highly experienced and globally-connected intellectual property (IP) team works collaboratively with companies to ensure they are protected here in Australia and around the world. We work with your teams to preserve your organisation’s ideas, products, services, ensuring you make the most of the commercial opportunities open to your business, no matter where you operate.
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Advising Merck on patent litigation with Wyeth seeking to revoke patents covering Wyeth’s Prevnar 13 products (vaccines that reduce the incidence of severe ear infections in children, and pneumonia in the elderly). Wyeth has alleged infringement of these patents by the proposed launch of Merck’s own 15-valent vaccine.