Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Amendment Act 2018

72 Section 9 amended (Disclosure to be disregarded in certain circumstances)

After section 9(1)(e), insert:

(f)

that disclosure occurred during the 1-year period immediately preceding the patent date and the disclosure was made by any of the following persons:

(i)

the patentee or nominated person:

(ii)

any person from whom the patentee or nominated person derives title:

(iii)

any person with the consent of the patentee or nominated person:

(iv)

any person with the consent of any person from whom the patentee or nominated person derives title.