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Insights Aug 10, 2022

Karen Sinclair talks synthetic biology on the From Idea to Intellectual Property podcast

Karen Sinclair joins host Lisa Leong on the From Idea to Intellectual Property podcast series to discuss the emerging trends and key issues in the area of synthetic biology.

microchip
Publications Apr 13, 2022

Reversal of fortune – Full Court decides that an artificial intelligence is not an “inventor”

Anthony Selleck reviews the decision in Commissioner of Patents v Thaler [2022] FCAFC 62 which reverses an earlier ruling that artificial intelligence can be an “inventor” for the purposes of the Australian Patents Act 1990.

patents
Publications Apr 08, 2022

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.

advanced manufacturing
Publications Mar 30, 2022

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.

designer
Publications Mar 18, 2022

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?

News Mar 04, 2022

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.

mdw22
News Mar 03, 2022

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.

designer
Publications Oct 07, 2021

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.

fashion design
Publications Sep 10, 2021

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.

growth
Publications May 12, 2021

Australia’s Federal Budget 2021: Key takeaways and opportunities

Investment in tech, research and innovation highlights value of IP protection

biotech
Publications Dec 07, 2020

Australian government rediscovers R&D value amid COVID-19 crisis

Prior to COVID-19, Australia enjoyed an enviable economic record; outperforming much of the world and avoiding recession for 29 years.

fashion designers
Publications Nov 19, 2020

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.