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As seasoned patent scribes, who have between us covered almost everything of significance coming out of New Zealand over the past 15 years, the manner in which a recent article resonated was somewhat unexpected. The article didn’t cover the new Patents Act 2013, poisonous divisionals, the TPP, or even Eminem supposedly suing the NZ Government
In a previous article, we outlined the various stages of innovation – from conception of an innovative idea, through the research and development (R&D) stage, followed by commercialisation, and then marketing of innovative products or services. We have also outlined what IP considerations are most relevant at each stage. The purpose of this article is
Intellectual Asset Management recently released their 2018 IAM Patent 1000 survey results. Shelston IP are proud to be listed as a Highly Recommended firm for prosecution. We also congratulate Shelston IP attorneys Paul Harrison, Greg Whitehead and Chris Bevitt for being listed as standout attorney’s in their field. Keeping future enforcement priorities firmly in mind, Shelston IP conducts an
Innovation is generally understood as the process of bringing valuable new products (and services) to market, and has been highlighted as one of the key factors that determines the future success of an organisation. Intellectual property (IP), and the management of the IP throughout the new product development process is a critical factor in successfully
A strong IP strategy is a vital part of any business, especially in the resources sector where innovation has historically provided key competitive advantages Dr Michael Zammit, and Scott Philp, Shelston IP Senior Associates, provide insights into the strategic role of IP for entities operating in the resources sector. To read the full article,
The Australian registered designs system provides a fast and efficient mechanism for innovative companies to secure a monopoly for the visual appearance of commercially valuable products. Arguably, the Australian registered designs system is somewhat underutilised by those companies who would most benefit from its features. To assist innovative companies in gaining a better understanding