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R&D Tax Credit Reform

From 1 July 2010, the Government will replace the R&D Tax Concession with a simplified R&D Tax Credit reform to provide greater incentives for businesses to invest in Research and...
Don’t bite my apple

Don’t bite my apple

Australian retailer, Woolworths Ltd, received acceptance of its new trade mark, a stylised W representing a piece of fresh produce, from IP Australia on 30th October 2008. The application covers...
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Piracy of anti-piracy?

An Australian inventor, who was awarded the fifth highest patent jury awards in US history of $US388 million in April, is now set to receive nothing after a US Appeals Court judge decided to...
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Accelerating the green machine

The world has been attempting to find ways to become greener in recent decades, and this is now being reflected in a surge in the popularity of green patents. Patent offices throughout the world,...
Conficker Worm: Cyber Crime

Conficker Worm: Cyber Crime

It is believed that the Conficker Worm virus has infected more than 5 million computers worldwide. It has been suggested that this particular virus could even disrupt and shut down the internet in...
Google receives patent for its home page

Google receives patent for its home page

As of the first September 2009, Google, the search engine created by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, received a patent for its home page design. This was issued by the US patent & Trademark...