Intellectual Property Resources
What are Movement Trademarks?
While traditional trademarks include words or images, movement trademarks are a non-conventional trademark that provides a business protection for a moving logo. Movement trademarks are often for animations or shortRead More
How Do Colour Trademarks Work?
Registering a trademark gives your business exclusivity over that ‘mark’ in the public domain, and can include a business name, logo, slogan, mascot, a product or service name. Unknown byRead More
How do I Ensure Confidentiality In The Workplace?
Workplace confidentiality involves any confidential information that an employee can come across in the ordinary course of business. Confidential information can be broadly categorised into three main categories: Personal informationRead More
What does patent pending mean?
You may encounter the term ‘patent pending’ in relation to your own patent application or when checking what inventions already exist. It refers to a patent application that has beenRead More
What Is Copyright?
Copyright is a type of intellectual property, more specifically it is a bundle of legal rights that gives the owner exclusive ownership over original creative works. The owner is grantedRead More
How to File an International Patent
At the outset it is important to understand that there is no uniform international patent register or registration process that will allow you to protect your interest globally. Rather, patentsRead More
Can I Transfer Ownership of a Patent?
There are a few ways that the owner of a patent can transfer their ownership of a patent to another party. Ownership of a Patent A patent provides the legalRead More
How Can I Conduct a Patent Search?
Before lodging a patent application, it is wise to conduct a patent search for similar items in the international jurisdictions relevant to you. (of utmost importance to extensively search forRead More