Intellectual Property Resources
Elements Of A Recording Contract In The Music Industry
A recording contract, often referred to as a ‘record deal’, is an agreement providing a record label with ownership over an artist’s work. In particular, the label owns what isRead More
What Is A Talent Release Form and When Do I Need One?
A talent release form is an agreement allowing a producer to use an artist’s work for promotional and commercial purposes. Without this form, a producer could face serious legal implicationsRead More
What is a Copyright Licensing Agreement?
A copyright licensing agreement is a contract formed between a licensor and a licensee, whereby the licensee is permitted to use the licensor’s creative works. Additionally, it is important toRead More
What Are Plant Breeders’ Rights?
Plant Breeders’ Rights (PBR) is a form of intellectual property (IP) relating to plant breeding. Specifically, PBR are exclusive rights given to plant breeders who are looking to register aRead More
Can An Overseas Patent be Registered in Australia?
Generally, yes. However, you can only register your overseas patent in Australia within 12 months of filing your patent application abroad. There is currently no such thing as a ‘world-wideRead More
How Do I Apply for an Innovation Patent?
An innovation patent is alternative to standard patents, which are a useful way to quickly protect an invention. They can be valid up to eight years (rather than the standardRead More
A Guide To The Patent Application Process
So you’re ready to launch your new invention to market. If your new idea is a device, substance, method or process, a patent might be the right protection for you.Read More
Does Our Business Own Software We Had Developed?
An agreement must exist which gives you an explicit right to own software that is being developed for you. Provided there is an agreement, you will have exclusive ownership. ThisRead More