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 ...

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 ...

Building FENCES = Defining PATENTS
Building FENCES = Defining PATENTS

In obtaining strong enforceable patents – it is important to define your invention well. The requirements to fulfil this ground for patentability has substantially increased in Australia ...

Meeting with UK IP Attorney Associates
Meeting with UK IP Attorney Associates

One of our UK IP Attorney Associates ventured out to warmer weather recently and paid us a visit today to discuss recent EPO (European Patent Office) Law Updates. Filing of EP Divisionals Of ...

New use of an old product

A patentable invention is defined as ‘a manner of manufacture within the meaning of section 6 of the Statute of Monopolies’ ¹, while an invention according to Schedule 1 is any manner of ...

New Zealand patent system gets a shakeup

New provisions according to the New Zealand patent statue it take effect for new New Zealand cases filed after 14 September 2014. Changes come into effect for new New Zealand cases filed after 14 ...