Singapore design registrants to benefit from WIPO Design Treaty
Singapore design registrants are able to enjoy greater benefits from March 19 2020 as the city-state has become the 58th member to join the Locarno Agreement, an international agreement on...
Singapore design registrants are able to enjoy greater benefits from March 19 2020 as the city-state has become the...
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COVID-19 IP office China and Hong Kong (SAR) update: what you need to know for IP matters in China and Hong Kong (SAR)
Spruson & Ferguson is actively monitoring the emerging issue of the Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia (Wuhan virus) and we will provide further updates as the situation evolves.  China Update The State Council in China...
Spruson & Ferguson is actively monitoring the emerging issue of the Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia (Wuhan virus) and we will provide further updates...
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Singapore: maintaining top position in Asia for IP rights protection
In recognition of its robust Intellectual Property (IP) rights protection, Singapore ranks top again in Asia in the 2019 edition of the International Property Rights Index (IPRI). Globally, Singapore moved...
In recognition of its robust Intellectual Property (IP) rights protection, Singapore ranks top again in Asia in the 2019...
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Australian Designs Checklist
We provide a checklist below covering some important aspects to consider in relation to Australian Designs. Are you seeking protection for features or appearance of a product? Generally speaking, a design registration...
We provide a checklist below covering some important aspects to consider in relation to Australian Designs. Are you seeking protection for...
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A comparison of the Australian designs system vs. key overseas jurisdictions
Our team of designs specialists has written extensively about filing strategies concerning registered designs in Australia over the years. See, for example: Australian Designs Law - Key features to...
Our team of designs specialists has written extensively about filing strategies concerning registered designs in Australia over the years....
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Case Note: Olvey & Sketo v Danko & Gabrys [2019] APO 42
This case highlights the importance of maintaining comprehensive records throughout the ideation and development stage of your invention.   
This case highlights the importance of maintaining comprehensive records throughout the ideation and development stage of your invention.   
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Australian Design Search
IP Australia have just released the new Australian Design Search into the wild, replacing the (now) old Australian Designs Data Searching system, or ADDS. It’s a vast improvement over the old system,...
IP Australia have just released the new Australian Design Search into the wild, replacing the (now) old Australian Designs Data Searching...
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