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Protecting the function of new products and processes

Protecting the function of new products and processes – 8 August 2011 Patents can be used to stop others copying important functional details of your new products and processes. A patent is a commercial asset which gives its owner the right to stop others “exploiting” an “invention”. “Exploiting” includes making, selling, using and importing. The […]

Protecting the appearance of your new products

Protecting the appearance of your new products – 1 May 2011 Design registration can be used to stop others copying the appearance of your new product and is often recommended if: the appearance of the product is important (e.g. many consumer goods); the appearance of the product is dictated by function; there is a significant […]

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