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 ...

Never disclose without protection
Never disclose without protection

The golden rule is never disclose without protection. Many inventors are often surprised that any disclosure of an invention, even by themselves, can invalidate a subsequently filed patent ...

Intellectual Property - In a Nutshell
Intellectual Property – In a Nutshell

Recently, I have been approached with various enquiries from clients as to what can indeed be patented? Without delving into the nuts and bolts of patentability requirements set forth in Patents ...