Recent Cases

Vehicle Monitoring Systems Pty Ltd v SARB Management Group Pty Ltd [2021] FCAFC 224 (08 December 2021) (Nicholas, Yates and O’Bryan JJ)


Catchwords:


PATENTS – application for leave to appeal from a judgment of a single Judge of the Court – opposition to the grant of a standard patent – vehicle detection system – entitlement to the grant of a patent – whether the managing director of the applicant is a joint inventor – discussion of the notion of the “inventive concept” as applied to determining entitlement to the grant of a standard patent