New unfair contract term laws in Australia introduce large financial penalties
Significant changes to the unfair contract term provisions in the Australian Consumer Law, including potential financial penalties, will soon apply.
Making your mark: Protect your product with patent marking
We explore the concept of patent marking, the real meaning of patent pending, and when you as an inventor or product owner should mark your product.
AI and Digital Capability Centre Grants: What you need to know before applying
Applications are now open for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Digital Capability Centre Grants of up to $11 million. Here’s what you need to know before applying.
Federal Budget 2022: What’s in it to accelerate Australia’s innovation agenda?
We discuss the key measures in Australia’s 2022-23 federal budget that could help drive innovation, research commercialisation and business growth.
Changes to Australian Registered Designs: what you need to know
Changes to Australia’s Designs Act 2003 came into effect in early March 2022 – so what do designers need to be aware of?
Griffith Hack recognised in WTR 1000 rankings for 2022
Griffith Hack has been ranked in the Silver category for Trade Mark Prosecution and in Bronze for Enforcement and Litigation in the WTR 1000 rankings.
Griffith Hack to take the stage at Melbourne Design Week 2022
Griffith Hack will be hosting two online events as part of Melbourne Design Week 2022.
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.