Recent Cases

Repipe Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Patents [2021] FCAFC 223 (08 December 2021) (Perram, Nicholas and Burley JJ)


PATENTS ­– manner of manufacture under s 18(1A) of Patents Act 1990 (Cth) – computer-implemented inventions – application for leave to appeal from decisions and orders of primary judge dismissing appeal against revocation of innovation patents ­– where invention involved use of GPS-enabled mobile devices for dealing with risk management information – whether patentable subject matter