IMPORTANT: Australian Innovation Patent System to end—FINAL applications by 25 August 2021

Applications can be made on or before 25 August 2021. Applications and granted Innovation Patents will proceed to term with existing provisions applying..


When a software startup should (and should not) file a patent application?

A patenting exercise only adds to the workload of your software startup. It is another footprint of time and money and focus that must be accommodated. Is it worth it? Here are the top four reasons it may be worth it after all, starting..

Why your tech company needs to take an IP ownership dispute seriously

This is obviously something best avoided, so let's work through a six-point checklist of possible red flags where 'ownership leakage' can..

How entrepreneurs can leverage confidentiality to protect commercial interests + safeguard IP

Here are some simple and proactive steps that won't slow you down and need not compromise your interests. First, it's critical to work through what actually needs to be keep confidential, and the rest falls..