Case studies

CapHat
Published: 8 June 2016

Aussies love the outdoors and Bernie Sharrad, inventor and CEO of CapHat® Sun Protection, is no exception.

Corporate, Patents, Trade marks, Designs
Stephen Ziguras, owner and designer of Eco wood design
Published: 21 March 2016

Eco wood design specialises in custom-designed furniture that is hand-crafted by owner and designer - Stephen Ziguras.

For over a decade, Ziguras has been designing and making furniture, homewares and wooden objects to order.

Designs
Charli Chair in use
Published: 20 March 2016

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.

Patents, Trade marks, Designs
scrubba wash bag
Published: 19 March 2016

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…

Patents, Trade marks, Designs
Richard Hoare, Design & Innovation Director at Breville
Published: 19 March 2016

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.

Patents, Trade marks, Designs
Mr Spiteri holding his registered design for Blisterproof
Published: 18 March 2016

In his last three decades as an AFL football trainer Ray Spiteri, Head Trainer with Carlton Football Club, has seen many players immobilised by blisters. He says, 'the problem is particularly bad when heavy fitness drills begin in the first weeks of the football season'.

Designs
Designers collaborating at table
Published: 1 February 2016

The ideal journey for registering your design including pre-application, application to post application.

Designs
Published: 29 January 2016

The Sand Wedge is a beach chair with a difference. Compact and lightweight, it's a back pack, beach bag, beach seat and sun lounge all in one.

Patents, Trade marks, Designs
IP Australia design examiner Joe
Published: 28 January 2016

Design examiners are often the first point of contact for many of the most ingenious innovations originating in Australia. They were among the first to see Speedo’s Fastskin suit for example and the technical drawings for the new shape of the 2003 Holden Monaro.

Designs
Published: 28 January 2016

Canberran Trish Smith sat on a plane waiting for take-off. From her seat, she watched a bottleneck of passengers form behind a young woman who stood blocking the aisle, searching through her carry-on luggage bag, slowly unpacking items she apparently needed during the flight and putting them into the seat-back pocket, such as her iPad, headphones and a makeup bag.

Designs