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Chocolate, bunnies and buns: An eggs-amination of Easter related patents

Australia - April 13 2022 It’s fast approaching Easter, and apart from being a Christian festival commemorating the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus, and a couple of days…

Gareth Dixon

Keywords go viral: Covid-19 sweeps around the patent world

Australia - February 22 2022 Covid-19 is not just a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic sweeping across the globe causing hardships and sorrows; it’s also a new word, and the opportunity…

Michael Christie

It’s knot what you know, it’s shoe you know…here’s the long and the short on shoelaces

Australia - February 14 2022 Shoelaces, shoestrings, bootlaces—whatever you call them—have been around for a very long time. Shoelaces have been found in shoes that are more than…

Dr. Mike Zammit

The intellectual proper-tea of teabags: Necessi-tea really is the mother of invention

Australia - September 21 2021 The kettle boils, and you lift it to pour water into the cup. The water hits the teabag, and the velocity of the water imparts sufficient momentum to…

Dead or Alive: Statuses, Patent Expiries and Kind Codes - Part 3

Australia - August 26 2021 I’m exploring statuses, patent expiries and kind codes in a three part series of articles. The first article on statuses can be found here, and the…

Gareth Dixon