Recent Cases

TMA Capital Australia Pty Ltd v UbiPark Pty Ltd [2024] FCAFC 85 (21 June 2024) (Nicholas, Rofe and O’Sullivan JJ)


Catchwords:


PATENTS – patent for system, method and

computer program for an access control system for

controlling access to a restricted area (eg, a carpark)

PATENTS – infringement – construction of integers of the claims – whether primary judge erred in finding that features in a claim were absent from the respondent’s technology – whether the primary judge’s construction of the integers was “too narrow” – plain meaning of words in claims – appeal dismissed