Your Australian patent application has been opposed – what next?
Australia’s pre‑grant opposition proceedings are playing a more significant role in the strategies of patentees and challengers. So what should a patent owner do when faced with an opposition in Australia?
Design law reform: Australia agrees in principle to join Hague Agreement on Industrial Designs
Australia has agreed to join the Hague Agreement on Industrial Designs, so what does this mean for Australian designers.
It’s happening: Designs law changes to take effect in Australia
The Designs Amendment Bill 2020 has passed through Parliament ushering in a wave of reform in Australia.
Australia’s Federal Budget 2021: Key takeaways and opportunities
Investment in tech, research and innovation highlights value of IP protection
Designs: It’s all in the bag
Creative industries like design and fashion are built on intellectual property, so making informed decisions about IP early-on maximises commercial opportunities and helps drive a proactive strategy.