The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) Kate Carnell has called for politicians to support the small business patent scheme as the Government prepares to let the axe fall in a swathe of new intellectual property amendments set to hit the Senate this week.
Perhaps you’ve had a brilliant idea for a business, or you’re just ready to go out on your own. Either way, it’s important to take care of the legal side of things before any issues arise down the track. One area where this is particularly true is intellectual property. Jackie Olling, solicitor and content manager… Read more »
What value do you put on your creative assets? What would you do to stop someone stealing your ideas? Intellectual Property is a legal term that is used to define the intangible things that you create through your own creative processes. In the information age that we are currently in it is becoming more difficult… Read more »
Before expanding your business into China there are some key steps you must take to protect your brand and your business.
It is becoming increasingly common for Australian business owners to turn to the Internet when seeking legal information. But are you putting your business at risk?
For an entrepreneur, suspected idea theft is the stuff of nightmares. However, business owners need to keep a cool head in the face of an alleged Intellectual Property (IP) breach to avoid being sued and further damaging their reputation and brand. Whether revealed via a social media search, at a trade fair, or reported by… Read more »
Most small businesses do not give enough attention to intellectual property as they are focused on the daily tasks of running their business.