Ten top tips for engaging a software developer
It is absolutely essential, when engaging a software developer, to have mechanisms in place to ensure that the end product meets your needs. Will the software function in accordance...
It is absolutely essential, when engaging a software developer, to have mechanisms in place to ensure that the end...
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Exporters – Are You Giving Away Your Important Business Assets?
In my experience Australia is a ‘clever country’ and Australian businesses frequently produce highly innovative products and processes. However, I have often seen that business owners are sometimes too...
In my experience Australia is a ‘clever country’ and Australian businesses frequently produce highly innovative products and processes. However,...
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Testing the limits of VOGUE
Advanced Magazine Publishers Inc v Paul Rigo ATMO 200 (23 December 2020) Advance Magazine Publishers Inc. (“Opponent”) has failed to prevent the registration of the  trade mark VOGUE by...
Advanced Magazine Publishers Inc v Paul Rigo ATMO 200 (23 December 2020) Advance Magazine Publishers Inc. (“Opponent”) has failed...
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Changes to eligibility rules for .au domains
When registering an “.au” domain name you are required to prove that you have an Australian presence. One way of doing this is to be the owner of an...
When registering an “.au” domain name you are required to prove that you have an Australian presence. One way...
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When is paying patent excess claims fees excessive in Australia and New Zealand?
Introduction In 2020, both IP Australia and the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (“IPONZ”) introduced updated fee schedules, with new fee structures impacting the payment of excess claims fees....
Introduction In 2020, both IP Australia and the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (“IPONZ”) introduced updated fee schedules, with...
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The coming age of grace (period) for Designs
Proposed changes to the Australian Designs Act 2003, introducing a 12-month grace period The Designs Amendment (Advisory Council on Intellectual Property Response) Bill 2020 was first introduced to the Senate...
Proposed changes to the Australian Designs Act 2003, introducing a 12-month grace period The Designs Amendment (Advisory Council on Intellectual...
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