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The Unified Patent Court and the Unitary Patent: with Brexit Day approaching and Germany yet to ratify, time is running out
  • Shelston IP Pty Ltd
  • United Kingdom, European Union, Germany
  • September 4 2018

With still no decision on whether or not a legal challenge at the German Constitutional Court is admissible, it is becoming increasingly uncertain if


Dispute between Dunlop and Goodyear highlights importance of maintaining control over use of marks
  • Shelston IP Pty Ltd
  • Australia
  • August 24 2018

The owner of trademark registrations for DUNLOP and ‘flying D’ device in Australia is Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (‘Goodyear US’), which has a


New Zealand’s second-tier “Advancement” patent fails to make it to first base
  • Shelston IP Pty Ltd
  • 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


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


The art and science of understanding patent documents - 3 tips for inventors
  • Shelston IP Pty Ltd
  • Australia
  • July 30 2018

It is very common for patent examiners to cite patent documents as prior art to support novelty and inventive step objections. However, the


筑造知识产权的“长城”上 浅谈澳大利亚医药市场
  • Shelston IP Pty Ltd
  • Australia, China
  • July 27 2018

中国在医药领域的发明源远流长在如何使用各种各样的物质来治疗疾病维护人们的健康方面有着深厚的底蕴基于如此雄厚的基础中国的医药企业正不断研


R&D Tax Policy hits a new low
  • Shelston IP Pty Ltd
  • Australia
  • July 25 2018

When Treasurer Scott Morrison announced his intention to overhaul the current R&D Tax Incentive program in the recent Federal Budget, he cited a need


The use of IP in innovation and complementary intellectual asset advisory services
  • Shelston IP Pty Ltd
  • Australia
  • July 25 2018

In a recent article, we outlined the role of IP in the innovation process. In particular, we noted that the innovation process can be conveniently


New Zealand’s proposed second-tier “Advancement” patent yet to advance
  • Shelston IP Pty Ltd
  • 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


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