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'Je suis Cecil': trademark law and distasteful capitalism
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • September 2 2015

It is a sad but undeniable truth that there are people who seek to capitalise on misery and misfortune. Significant tragic events - such as the World


3D printing and intellectual property: a new challenge for IP owners
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • October 13 2015

3D printing raises a number of issues for intellectual property (IP) owners already facing the challenges of the internet and other digital


Opportunity knocks: How the overhaul of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grants scheme and IP can open new doors to more academics than before
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • June 20 2017

On Thursday 25 May the Minister for Health, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, and the National NHMRC CEO, Professor Anne Kelso announced a complete overhaul of


Australia’s Productivity Commission releases Draft Report on Intellectual Property Arrangements
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • April 29 2016

The Draft Report was released on 29 April 2016 and makes some firm recommendations including the following


High Court rules Myriad's BRCA genes not patentable subject matter in Australia
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • October 7 2015

Just over one year after the Full Federal Court of Australia unanimously upheld an earlier Federal Court decision that naturally occurring nucleic


Aspire to innovate - Grow your Research and Development (R&D)
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • December 16 2015

The Government’s much anticipated National Innovation and Science Agenda (NISA) released last week, is seen as a significant cultural change in


Protecting IP in Asian markets: a note to Australian exporters
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • April 15 2015

In recent times there has been overwhelming interest and activity from Australian companies to export their products and services to the Asian market


Australian Appeals Court Rules Computer-Implemented Invention Ineligible for Patenting
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • December 11 2015

The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has handed down its judgment in Commissioner of Patents v RPL Central Pity Ltd 2015 FCAFC 177


Journal 2014 October to December for overseas readers
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • December 16 2014

Two trade marks appear on the first page of this edition of the Watermark Journal. The first (naturally) is our own logo. The other is the Twitter


Can universities influence Australia’s economic health?
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • November 29 2016

Innovation continues to enjoy its moment in the spotlight as the Australian government pushes on with one of its key policy platforms since Malcolm