Growth for Start-ups/SMEs begins with IP

Recent figures show that 70 per cent of local intellectual property (IP) protection filings (patent, trade marks, registered designs) in Australia come from SMEs.    These figures were presented by IP Australia Director General Patricia Kelly during a recent seminar Intellectual Property – your business here and abroad, hosted by IP Australia and InnovationAus. It’s

Shelston IP sponsors pharmaceutical industry engagement event at the University of Sydney

Shelston IP was pleased to sponsor the University of Sydney’s inaugural pharmaceutical industry engagement event, which took place on 26 May 2015.   In attendance were more than 100 of the University’s top academics from within the chemical, pharmaceutical and life sciences disciplines – along with representatives of industry and government.  The aim of the

Trade mark blunder not the way to go

In late January it was widely reported that New Jersey Transit failed to register seven trade marks including its logo and well-known slogan, ‘NJ Transit the way to go’. The error was costly, both from a financial perspective and a reputational one. As the state’s public transport corporation, NJ Transit operates 230-plus bus routes and