How long does copyright protection last?
29 May 2018
Copyright protection allows creators to protect their works - but it doesn't last forever. What is the time period in Australia?
How to avoid infringing others’ IP rights
23 May 2018
There's a lot of IP in the world, so the chances of accidentally infringing on someone else's is not negligible. How do you avoid this?
Why you need to develop an infringement strategy
16 May 2018
Defending your intellectual property from infringement is a headache. You need to decide what the appropriate response is, depending on a number of factors including who the infringer is, your budget and what you stand to gain from taking action. What you need, in other words, is an infringement strategy.
Is this the end of “doing a shoey?”
09 May 2018
Doing a 'shoey' - drinking out of a shoe - is a celebration pioneered in Australia. A recent trademark, however, has been granted to the company that manages licensing for Formula 1, in some key product areas. What's the story behind this bizarre (and more than a little disgusting) practice and trademark?