Inventia: IP and medical devices

Inventia is an Australian owned company established in Sydney in 2013. Their key focus is on the development, manufacture and sale of equipment and reagents for advanced medical research assays by means of 3D bioprinting. RASTRUM, is a bench-top medical device that prints 3D cell models, using living human cells, quickly and efficiently within a safe, self-contained environment. Inventia has used a combination of IP rights to protect their business in their commercialisation journey.

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Tutu By You: IP and small business

Tutu By You was launched in 2020 by business partners and cousins, Steph Young and Emily Murray. They wanted to create a brand for kids, and something that would bring much joy and happiness to the world. IP was considered early in their business start-up. Sparkle Bands were considered to be a unique item and Tutu By You used a combination of design and trade mark protection to help them on their commercialisation journey.

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VisionFlex: IP and telehealth

Visionflex is an Australian company that was formed in 2014 that aims to provide high-quality health technology to remote and isolated locations. They have used a combination of IP rights to effectively protect their business.

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    Transcript: Wheely Bug: Design and testing

    Christiane:

    So the main idea initially was to create a toy that allows little, very young kids to get around and also to make it not gendered. We both, Barry and I, we love animals, and we just liked the idea of it being a friend as well, not just a toy you use and chuck in the corner.

    We had a concept, we then took things to childcare centres to see what they think about it, and eventually we had it tested. I think to have early and well-protected strategy for your own designs is very important because that's what you have. This is your product.

    Transcript: VisionFlex: IP and telehealth

    Peter:

    About six or seven years ago, we found that there was a need for an improved telehealth service, a device, here in Australia and globally. We created a company from scratch called VisionFlex. VisionFlex has two key products. One is a universal telehealth hub which we've designed, called the ProEX. That is an all-in-one device that allows a very high standard of care for a patient for remote assistance. The second product is a universal handheld camera called the GEIS.