What is the landscape of Australian copyright ‘safe harbors’?
30 January 2018
Recent government reform has extended copyright safe harbor legislation. This has come after more than ten years of divisive debate, with both sides vocal in protecting their ideas. So does the landscape of Australian copyright 'safe harbors' currently favour free or fair use?
Why is an IP strategy vital to protecting your fashion brand?
24 January 2018
Fashion is a competitive industry that relies on protecting your brand and designs to stand out from the crowd. Let's look at why an IP protection strategy is vital in the fashion industry and some cases of intellectual property theft that affected some of the biggest names in retail clothing.
Why horticulturists need to stay updated with plant breeders’ rights
16 January 2018
Recent changes to the definition of 'vine' means opportunities have opened for plant breeders to develop new varieties of certain plants. Let's take a look at why it's so important for horticulturalists to keep up-to-date with changes to plant breeders' rights.
3 tips for a solid IP strategy when crowdfunding
10 January 2018
When you use a crowd funding platform, you have to consider the openness of the platform and how many people can access and abuse your business' intellectual property. Let's look at three tips to maintaining a solid IP protection strategy when crowd funding online.
What do I need to know about managing my business’ designs?
05 January 2018
Once you have secured design protection rights for your intellectual property, you still have to ensure you are properly managing it and protecting it from abuse. Doing these will help you get the best from your design - so see Alder IP's guide on the details you need to know.