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What Kinds of Ideas Can Be Patented?

Before an invention can be considered for patent under the Patents Act certain criteria must be met. This can be quite confusing unless you are speaking to someone who is doing this everyday. Discussing patent protection is what we do!

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Why Have A Patent?

Your invention or your idea is yours and you should benefit from it. You can protect your idea by patenting it. A patent can protect your invention long enough for you to market it and benefit from it.

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What Does A Patent Do…

Patent usually refers to a right granted to anyone who invents or discovers any new and useful process, machine, article of manufacture, or composition of matter, or any new and useful improvement thereof.

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Thinking About Patenting An Idea

Does An Idea Have to Meet Certain Criteria to be Patentable?

A granted patent provides the owner with the exclusive right to their invention in the marketplace. So if you have an invention, an innovation or a really good idea that meets these criteria, consider patenting it for your protection. Find out what is required....

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How to use Australian Copyright Law to your advantage

What would you do if you discovered your work had been reproduced without your permission? Here we look at the basics of Australian copyright law, including how to protect your work and what work can’t be protected.

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Copyright – What Is It?

Copyright is a form of intellectual property that gives the author of an original work exclusive right for a certain time period in relation to that work, including its publication, distribution and adaptation, after which time the work is said to enter the public domain.

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Why Invest in a Trade mark?

Just as you immunize our kids & pets, install anti-virus and firewalls on devices, so it makes good sense to protect and trade mark your most valuable (and vulnerable) business asset – your brand.

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What is a trade mark and how important are they?

A Trade Mark is a sign that distinguishes one business’s goods or services from those of another business. The sign itself may be just a word or a few words, a symbol, a label, a colour or colours, a shape, a sound, a smell, or any two of these elements used together. A registered trade mark can often become a business’s strongest and most valuable asset.

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