Recent Cases

Airco Fasteners Pty Ltd v Illinois Tool Works Inc [2023] FCAFC 7 (13 February 2023) (Rares, Moshinsky and Burley JJ)


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PATENTS – where invention claimed is a fuel cell for use in a combustion tool – construction of claims – role of expert evidence – meaning of “close proximity” – meaning of “opposite” – appeal dismissed