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Productivity Commission calls for stricter criteria for compulsory patent licensing

12:45PM | Friday, 14 December 2012 |  Changes should be made to the patents system to improve access to technologies while protecting patent holders’ rights, according to the Productivity Commission.

New IP laws set to penalise “quick and dirty” patent applications

9:51PM | Tuesday, 4 September 2012 |  A patent expert has issued some advice about Australia’s new intellectual property and patenting laws, urging start-ups to refrain from rushing into a “quick and dirty” patent application.

Amazon dodges Apple control with Kindle browser

8:12PM | Thursday, 11 August 2011 |  Amazon has dodged Apple’s strict in-app rules by launching a browser-based version of its Kindle eBook application, with experts saying the move could prompt other companies to follow suit.