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Drafting patents ‘with reasonable skill and knowledge’

A recent Full Federal Court[1] decision[2] sheds light on what’s required for a patent specification to be drafted ‘with reasonable skill and knowledge’. The Court rejected the notion that ‘the scientific justification for or substantiation of’ the original form of the claims must be known to the drafter and their instructor. On the other hand, […]

Entrepreneur’s Programme: Melbourne Seminar 17 October 2018

Ben Mott again presented at the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science Business Entrepreneurs’ Programme this morning. Great information on research and development funding, prototyping, idea protection and programs to support the manufacturing industry was also delivered by David Menzies – Outerspace Design , Mal Clark – @AMTIL (The Australian Manufacturing Technology Institute Limited), Dr. […]

AIPPI World Congress in Cancun, Mexico

I am attending the AIPPI World Congress in Cancun, Mexico, 23 to 26 September 2018, and would be very pleased to meet you there. If you are attending, kindly send us an email with times you may be available for a discussion. I look forward to meeting you soon in Cancun!    

Business Entrepreneurs

Our very own Ben Mott presenting to an engaged audience yesterday!  A jam-packed session with presentations from Mal Clark,  AMTIL (The Australian Manufacturing Technology Institute Limited), Dr. Kevin Thomson, CSIRO, Ron Mack AusIndustry, Georgia Davies-Jackson, Macpherson Kelley,   Adrian Crouch, Procept and Dr Rita Choueiri and Liz Smith both of William Buck.  Many thanks to William Buck for hosting the event and www.business.gov.au Business […]

Entrepreneur’s Programme: Melbourne Seminar 2 August 2018

Innovation into profit program A series of experts discuss the route from a new idea to a commercial return and the tools available to make it easier and improve the prospects of success. Topics covered include: Patents,  designs & trade marks – pros, cons & costs Confidentiality and Protecting your Trade Secrets How to maximise […]

Meet with us at INTA Seattle!

I am attending the INTA Annual Meeting in Seattle, 19 to 23 May 2018, and would be very pleased to meet you there. If you are attending, kindly send us an email with times you may be available for a discussion. I am staying at the Sheraton Hotel, near the Washington State Convention Centre (WSCC) and can […]

Innovation patents are to remain available…for now

In November 2017, we foreshadowed the demise of the Australian innovation patent in The end is nigh for innovation patents. That article was based on draft legislation including clauses for phasing out innovation patents from about July 2019. At the time, all signs pointed towards Parliament passing the legislation in 2018. Sentiment had been turning […]

News from Wadeson – We’ve restructured

We have restructured As of 27 February 2018, Wadeson is Wadeson IP Pty Ltd (t/a Wadeson). Wadeson IP Pty Ltd is an Australian privately held company. We remain proudly independent. What it means for you Our next invoice will have our new bank account details. Otherwise, the restructure is unlikely to affect you. Formalities The […]

Patent attorney takes another swing for charity

We are again proudly supporting the City of Greater Dandenong’s ‘Take a Swing for Charity‘ golf day. The City of Greater Dandenong through its business networking unit SEBN (South East Business Networks), together with key corporate sponsors, holds an annual afternoon of golf followed by dinner and a charity auction to raise funds for local […]

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