Tagged: validity

Deficiency in will execution procedure

Important decision on the requirements of setting aside a will on the grounds that the testator did not know or approve of the contents. Useful study of “suspicious circumstances” necessary to displace the presumption of knowledge and approval created by due execution of a will.

This will hurt you more than me – validity of IV catheter patent upheld

Written by Peter Heerey AM, QC, Tom Cordiner & Alan Nash. In the proceeding B. Braun Melsungen AG v Multigate Medical Devices Pty Ltd [2014] FCA 1110, Pagone J held certain claims of two of B Braun’s patents for safety IV catheters valid and infringed by the conduct of Multigate. Both patents are for a safety needle protecting device for an intravenous catheter. Both claim the priority date of 12 June 1998 through the same chain of intermediate patents.