In February 2015, an Australian father-son inventing team launched the most successful crowdfunding campaign outside the United States.
Knog is a Melbourne-based company that has built up international success, by manufacturing a range of cycling, action sports, outdoor, and digital products and accessories which are now sold in over 50 countries.
Co-founder of a successful textile technology business, Murray Height, shares some insights from his collaboration with researchers to bring his idea to market. According to Murray, the relationship is even more important than an agreement around the intellectual property (IP) – although this is still fundamental.
Kuuku I'yu Northern Kaanju homelands are centred on the Wenlock and Pascoe Rivers in Cape York. Their laws and creation stories are connected with their country. Through his father's bloodline, David Claudie knows the medicinal uses of plants that grow there.
When Warren Lucas discovered that a manufacturer in China was illegally copying his portable sawmills he decided to take action.
He took legal action in a Chinese court and won his case against manufacturer SSML for infringing on the patent owned by his family business, Lucas Mill.
Determined to show a risk-averse industry the potential of new microgel technology, Progel CEO and Director of Commercial Engagement at Uniquest, Cameron Turner, explains how his team developed a probiotic drink unlike any other.
File for IP protection before launching a crowdfunding campaign and consider your global IP strategy like Byron Bay father-son duo Stuart and Cedar Anderson, inventors behind Australia’s most successful crowdfunding campaign to date, The Flow Hive.
Stormseal inventor and Managing Director, Matthew Lennox, has accelerated his idea for a product that provides huge relief for storm victims and their rescuers and insurers through government funding and securing intellectual property (IP) protection.
When Dr Sheila Donnelly and her team at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) created a novel technology with commercial potential, they worked with the Technology Transfer Office to secure patent protection, and then used their IP position to gain a 1.25 million dollar investment.