Branding using Trade Marks and websites and social media is important to your business.


What is in a name? A lot when your business depends on it. The importance of branding, and of not allowing your brand to be used descriptively, was illustrated recently in […]

What to do after filing your patent application?


Baxter IP are patent attorneys (and good ones). What’s more, we can offer unique insights that you might not get from other patent attorneys, because we pride ourselves on being […]

Community Focus


At Baxter IP, we think that a successful collaboration with our clients is not only the result of outstanding intellectual property services and a close working relationship with clients; it […]

Inventorship – Don’t get it Wrong!


Any person may apply for a patent. However, a patent can only be granted to the inventor or a person or company deriving title from the inventor - but just who is an inventor? Or, perhaps more importantly, who is NOT an inventor?

Website Disputes – the importance of Trade Marks to protect your website


Having a registered Trade Mark is an advantage in a dispute resolution procedure to maintain or to retrieve a similar domain name from another website registrant. Consider the situation where […]

How exclusive does a patent licence need to be in order to qualify as an ‘exclusive licence’ under the Patents Act?


In the enforcement of patent rights, disputes over whether a patent is infringed may lead to the institution of infringement proceedings before the court.  The Patents Act 1990 provides that […]

Inventor Attempts to Raise $70,000, Raises $4,700,000


Father and son Cedar and Stuart Anderson, two new Australian inventors, have recently made the most significant innovation in beekeeping since 1852. “Flow”, their new automatic beehive device, allows the […]

Research Collaboration Is A Valuable Option In Accelerating Commercialisation Of Innovation


Collaboration with universities, researchers and industry can be used to shortcut development processes and to effect a synergistic and increased value on the innovation that you create. These collaborations can provide […]

Patentability & the patent process made easy


In this article, we explain the requirements for patentability, as well as the patent process in simple, easy to understand language. Patentability In order to understand the requirements for patentability, […]

A Brave New Trans-Tasman World? Not quite yet, but progress at least


Recent developments in Australian Patent Laws this week have moved out Patent System closer to a harmonisation (of sorts) with that of New Zealand with the passing in the Australian […]


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