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The end is nigh for innovation patents

The end is nigh for innovation patents – 30 November 2017 The Australian innovation patent is an 8 year patent for which there is no inventive step requirement. Routine technical developments can be validly covered (more). In August 2015 we published ‘The death knell for the Australian innovation patent?‘. Since then the anti-innovation-patent sentiment has […]

Hotel map for AIPPI Sydney

Hotel Map for AIPPI Sydney! Meet with us at AIPPI World Congress in Sydney, 13-17 October, 2017. If you are attending, kindly send us an email with times you may be available, or if you prefer, follow this link to schedule a time online. We are staying at the brand new Sofitel Darling Harbour – […]

Meet with us at AIPPI Sydney!

Meet with us at AIPPI Sydney! We are attending the AIPPI World Congress in Sydney, 13-17 October 2017, and would be very pleased to meet you there. If you are attending, kindly send us an email with times you may be available, or if you prefer, follow this link to schedule a time online. We […]

New Zealand and the GPPH – Multinational efficiencies

New Zealand and the GPPH – Multinational efficiencies – 21 July 2017 On 6 July 2017, New Zealand joined the Global Patent Prosecution Highway (GPPH) pilot programme. Under the GPPH, an applicant can speed up examination of its application in a GPPH-participating country if claims of a corresponding application have been allowed in another GPPH-participating […]

Not many 10 year olds are inventing medical devices…

Not many 10 year olds are inventing medical devices… 19 April 2017 Not many 10 year olds are inventing medical devices, much less attracting international attention for it. Bridgette Veneris is no ordinary 10 year old. Bridgette is the inspiration for the ABC’s headline Melbourne girl NASA-bound after creating bandage dispenser while undergoing chemotherapy. Whilst […]

Patent attorney takes (another) swing for charity

Patent attorney takes a swing for charity – 27 February 2017 We are proud supporters the City of Greater Dandenong’s industry golf day, “Take a Swing for Charity”. Every year the City of Greater Dandenong organises a golf day for those heading up the region’s manufacturers and other businesses to get together. The day is […]

Wadeson holiday closure period

WADESON HOLIDAY CLOSURE PERIOD 23 December 2016 to 2 January 2017 Our offices will be closed for the Christmas holiday season, starting Friday, 23 December 2016 and re-opening on Tuesday, 3 January 2017. All deadlines falling in the period Saturday, 24 December 2016 to Monday, 2 January 2017 will automatically be extended to Tuesday, 3 […]

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