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The “patent bargain” for clean technologies - Altering the deal

USA, Australia, Global - October 21 2018 It is generally accepted that climate change cannot be redressed by means of existing Technologies. “Cleantech” - Technologies that may lessen...


New Zealand’s second-tier “Advancement” patent fails to make it to first base

New Zealand - August 9 2018 In recent weeks, we’ve been following progress on New Zealand’s proposed second-tier “Advancement” patent with interest. As we moved from first, to...

Jessica Chadbourne, PhD.


A week is a long time in patent law - Australia and New Zealand both move on second-tier patent systems

New Zealand, Australia - August 1 2018 As reverse manifestations go, this one was pretty good. Within a week of our previous article, which effectively said progress toward New Zealand’s...

Jessica Chadbourne, PhD.


New Zealand’s proposed second-tier “Advancement” patent yet to advance

New Zealand, Australia - July 18 2018 As seasoned patent scribes, who have between us covered almost everything of significance coming out of New Zealand over the past 15 years, the...

Jessica Chadbourne, PhD.


Investment perks for investors in early stage innovation companies (ESICs): Encouraging investment in your cleantech start-up

Australia - July 8 2018 Investors financing eligible early stage innovation companies (ESICs) may be entitled to tax concessions and capital gains tax exemptions. Unlike many...

Jessica Chadbourne, PhD.