Notice regarding changes to US patent law
Changes to US patent laws became effective on 16 March 2013 and could adversely affect your patent rights in the USA.
Software patent infringement costs BlackBerry $147.2M
BlackBerry maker, Research in Motion (RIM), has been found guilty of patent infringement and ordered to pay $147.2M in damages.
A new national system for Australian Business Name Registrations
A national registration system, administered by the ASIC, commenced on 28 May 2012. This new system streamlines the business name registration process.
ALERT – Fee changes in Australia
IPAustralia has recently announced fee changes for patents, trademarks and designs. Our revised Scale of […]
The countdown begins to “Raising the Bar” changes in Australia
On the 15 April, 2012 amendments to the Australian Patents Act known as “Raising the Bar” received Royal Assent.
Patent reform in Australia
On 20 March 2012 the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Bill 2011 was passed by the House of Representatives.