We are pleased to announce that our firm has again been listed among the top Australian firms for trade mark prosecution and strategy in the 2021 World Trademark Review (WTR) WTR1000 list. This ranking reflects the continued dedication of our trade marks Attorneys, Kellie Jukkola, Associate...

IP Australia’s streamlined process to provide free extensions of time to customers impacted by COVID-19 continues. Australia's IP Office have advised that the deadline has been further extended until 28 February 2021. This period could be extended further, and IP Australia have said they will...

Applications for round 2 are now open for co-funding grants of between $100,000 and $1 million, up to 25 per cent of eligible project expenditure. This government initiative aims to assist Australian manufacturers to scale-up and improve their competitiveness and resilience by adopting new technologies. It...

Did you spend money on exporting or marketing your goods or services overseas last financial year? The Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme is an Australian Government financial assistance program providing export-ready small to medium businesses with financial assistance by reimbursing up to 50 per cent of eligible promotional expenses above $5,000 (provided that the total expenses...

IP Australia have amended their official fees for patents, trade marks, and designs after they sought public comment on their fee structure in 2019. A large portion of the fee changes are aimed at requests filed not using their preferred means systems i.e IP Australia...

[caption id="attachment_24970" align="alignleft" width="345"] Photo by ThisisEngineering RAEng on Unsplash[/caption] “We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.”― Ralph Waldo Emerson         [vc_separator type="transparent"][vc_separator type="normal"]What does...

Queensland Day is coming up on the 6th June. It is an opportunity to commemorate the state’s culture, heritage, people, places and industry. The date marks the official separation from New South Wales as an independent colony on 6 June 1859. For our international friends, the...

Each year on April 26, we IP professionals celebrate World Intellectual Property Day. The day encourages people from across the globe to think about the role that intellectual property rights play in fostering innovation and creativity and to look at the role of IP in their own organisation. The...

The Australian Patent & Trade Marks Office (IP Australia) have announced that they are offering free three month extensions of time on most deadlines. This arrangement applies to most Patents, Trade Marks, and Designs extension of time requests. This arrangement does not apply to extensions of...

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