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Channel 10’s SharkTank Hunt for the Next Aussie Inventor

Channel 10’s SharkTank Hunt for t...

An unprecedented chance to score public interest, financial backing and exponential business growth: The first season of Australian TV reality series “Shark Tank” has piqued the interest of many ...

Chris Baxter

Have we heard the Death Knell for t...

The Advisory Council on Intellectual Property (ACIP) undertook a lengthy review on the effectiveness of the Australian innovation patent system.  The review concluded in June 2014 with the ...

Simon Ellis
Australians are great inventors - and great admirers and users of inventions from overseas. Believe it.

Australians are great inventors ...

There have been numerous reports that the new Raising the Bar provisions of the Patent Law actually ‘raises the bar’ on what is patentable. This is an overstatement, but there are important ...

Martin Earley
Strengthening intellectual property rights in China

Strengthening intellectual property...

Over the last couple of decades the Chinese government has pursued a policy of encouraging local businesses to partner up with high technology offshore firms, to enable the offshore companies to ...

Mike Biagio
So, what 'is' the current status of patents for Software inventions in Australia?

So, what ‘is’ the curre...

An ongoing debate has been played out in the media and court systems worldwide over the past 10 years or more, regarding the issue of patent protection for software applications. Many ...

Dr. Phillip Burns

Trademarks in the U.S.A.

USA is one of the 2 top economic markets in the world.  Therefore it is important that your primary marketing tool of your trademark is protected in the short term and the long term. US Trademark ...

Warren Chandler
Intellectual Property and the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement

Intellectual Property and the China...

After years of negotiation, the China-Australia Free trade Agreement (ChAFTA) was signed on 17 June 2015 by the governments of both countries.  Chapter 11 of the agreement relates specifically to ...

Simon Ellis
Baxter IP founds FastCircle to complete your A-Team

Baxter IP founds FastCircle to comp...

Do you need your electronic device developed? Software programmed? Or just a simple website? What about a 3D prototype or photo-realistic drawings of what your product might look like? How about ...

Chris Baxter