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Prior Art Searches, Freedom-to-Operate Searches – what’s the difference?


There are two common document searches in relation to patents: prior art searches and freedom-to-operate (FTO) searches. A prior art search is used to identify prior art documents in the […]

Monetizing your intangible assets


As the holder of intellectual property (IP) rights, it is crucial that you are fully aware of new opportunities to monetize your IP. In my last article [IPFS] I described […]

Surnames in Trademarks


People often wish to include words that are surnames into trademarks but what is allowed and what is not? In a recent decision there was highlighted that the definitive rule cannot […]

Monetizing of Intangible Assets


We all wish to make money from our assets. This can be from our tangible assets or our intangible assets Monetising of intangible assets A company’s intangible assets can take […]

Did Apple really lose the iPhone trademark battle with a Chinese handbag maker?


iPhone v IPHONE Reports have filtered through from China that Apple have lost control of the trademark ‘iPhone’, because a Chinese company has successfully: obtained a Chinese trademark registration for ‘IPHONE’, […]

WORLD IP DAY – April 26, 2016 – Digital Creativity: Culture Reimagined


World IP Day is celebrated around the world, to promote discussion of the role of intellectual property in encouraging innovation and creativity. History of World Intellectual Property Day The event […]

Formality Objections in IP applications


When you file an application for national or international protection of your intellectual property (IP) through a patent, design registration or trade mark registration, your application will go through an […]

Why are patents so important?


Getting a patent isn’t easy. It’s a long, complicated and expensive process, and without the right support it can be a real headache. So why bother? What’s so important about […]

Strategy Presentation at the November meeting of the Inventors Association of Australia.


The Victorian branch of the Inventors Association of Australia (IAA) has been in action for many years to assist new inventors by providing practical, legal and engineering advice in a […]

‘Patent Box’ Initiatives around the World


What is a Patent Box initiative? To help a country advance technologically, it is important to incentivise and increase R&D efforts. It is then also vital to protect the newly […]


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