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Advanced manufacturing & aerospace

Significant investment is being made globally to develop sustainable, high-tech manufacturing processes. We help to ensure this innovation is supported by equally innovative IP protection.

advanced manufacturing

There is a strong focus on the advanced manufacturing sector in Australia with investment through R&D tax incentives, grants, innovation labs and growth centres.

Advanced manufacturing is a source of competitive advantage and therefore also requires protection equal to that of innovative products and processes. Manufacturers need to consider the benefits to patenting research-generated IP and ensure their IP is protected in the country of manufacture, even if they do not intend to sell their products there.

Australia’s aerospace sector is also expanding rapidly with a renewed focus on aviation and space flight design and delivery. In an area punctuated by rapid technological innovation and intense global competition, organisations and inventors need to ensure their IP is both protected and maximised.

How Griffith Hack can help you

Griffith Hack’s patent attorneys work to protect, defend and assist a diverse range of manufacturing clients. Our expertise spans across various technology areas including:

  • Mining equipment
  • Building and construction apparatus
  • Process engineering apparatus
  • Robotics and automation
  • Nanotechnologies  
  • Agricultural equipment
  • Food refining processes
  • Steel processing
  • Ventilators
  • Medical technology
  • Textile machinery
  • Compressors
  • Heat transfer units
  • Moulding machines
  • 3D printing
  • Cutting machines
  • Numerically controlled machines