The top three pieces of advice ex-Navy diver turned innovator Tim Lyons would give aspiring entrepreneurs on intellectual property (IP) would be: get yourself a good patent attorney early, make sure you have solid Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) in place before talking to anyone about your ideas and apply for provisional patents while you get your ‘ducks in a row’.
Pictured: innovators and former University of NSW (UNSW) graduates, Julian Chow and Alfred Boyadgis with their smart helmet system the Alpine Forcite EON One.
Entrepreneur and industrial designer Alfred Boyadgis likens his approach to intellectual property (IP) protection to the characteristics of a rabbit.
If your product is good, you should also have a good patent attorney says Hani Yassa, one of the people behind Charli Chair that featured on reality TV series Shark Tank.
For some start-ups, crowdfunding can be a source of funding to get an idea off the ground. However, it’s important to protect your idea or product before you make it public. Here’s why…
Richard Hoare, Design & Innovation Director at Breville takes us through the business tips that has made Breville an industry leader and given it a sustainable competitive edge. He explains how Breville uses intellectual property (IP) to engage customers through consistent and well-researched branding and investment in various IP protection.
Blundstone is a company name and Australian trade mark of almost legendary status, so protecting IP rights is at the heart of its business strategy.
Michael Pearce, owner of Leaf Free Gutter Guard, talks about how advice from a legal professional helped his business identify the intellectual property (IP) rights that could improve its market position.
Cash Engineering Research company gains its revenue solely from the sale of air compression technology to massive multinationals based in the US and Europe. Its products are intellectual property (IP) - patents and know-how.
IP protection is a crucial component of success for all diagnostic tools. A great example of this is a bowel cancer blood test CSIRO recently developed in conjunction with Clinical Genomics, explains CSIRO Project lead Dr Trevor Lockett.
What does it take to lead a biotech start-up? Try nerves of steel, the patience of a saint, and a brains trust of PhDs and MBAs.