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It's patented now, but can you commercialise it? - Baxter IP

It’s patented now, but can yo...

It can be difficult to get your head around the concepts of “patentability” (the ability to patent your invention) and “freedom to operate” (the ability to commercialise your invention).  In this ...

Mike Biagio
Patent Searching: Boon or Bane?

Patent Searching: Boon or Bane?

Patent searches are an important commercial tool for reasons depending on the type of search being conducted.  However, the mere act of conducting patent searches to obtain relevant information ...

Dr. Phillip Burns
Are Drinks and Liquids Patentable?

Are Drinks and Liquids Patentable?

In order to obtain a valid patent, the subject matter of a patent application must meet a minimum threshold requirement of being patentable subject matter in the first instance, and then must ...

Warren Chandler
What do I need to disclose about "prior art"?

What do I need to disclose about &#...

A patent obtained through concealment of relevant prior art is not a reliable commercial asset You know that it is important to advise your patent attorney of everything about your invention ...

Martin Earley
3 Ways to Push Back Patent Costs

3 Ways to Push Back Patent Costs

As a fundamental value driver in early stage technology businesses, entrepreneur are sensibly reluctant to reduce the scope of their IP coverage due to financial constraints. With the cost of ...

Chris Baxter
Using IP valuation to align your marketing strategy and intellectual assets

Using IP valuation to align your ma...

Identifying brand support intangibles through IP valuation Brands don’t exist in a vacuum. It is not purely the look or text of the word or logo that appeals to consumers (as funky cool as they ...

Mike Biagio
Insights and Tips from Chris’ China Trip

Insights and Tips from Chris’ Chi...

Having recently returned home from three weeks in Beijing and one week in Taipei and having refreshed myself with the mineral water equivalent of world air quality here in Sydney, I can reflect ...

Chris Baxter
Baxter IP Client Snaploader: Leaping into the digital era with novel experience at viewing imagery

Baxter IP Client Snaploader: Leapin...

“An image is worth a thousand words,” says the proverbial adage, and Eric Fink from Snaploader could not agree more. Successful entrepreneur in the fashion and retail industry and former Managing ...

Baxter IP
How to Patent a Smartphone App

How to Patent a Smartphone App

The smartphone app market is quickly becoming one of the most fast-moving, competitive, and indeed, for those who get it right, lucrative, market sectors of the modern digital revolution.  Many ...

Dr. Phillip Burns