IP Stars 2019 Awards

IP Gateway as a firm and also the attorneys within the firm have been acknowledged in the 2019 IP Stars ranking for the Asia Pacific region. This year the firm has again been recognised in the fields of Patent Prosecution and Trade Mark Prosecution. The MIP awards are recognised as the benchmark in the IP industry […]

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Upcoming Events for IP Gateway

AIPPI conference in London 14-18  September 2019 Wayne Slater will be attending the upcoming AIPPI conference in London on behalf of our firm. Wayne is a member of the AIPPI standing committee on designs and will also be taking the opportunity to meet the UK clients of the firm. This year the world Congress for […]

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WORTH GOING TO COURT OVER…

By Alison McMillan PhD: AFFORDABLE, STREAMLINED AND INFORMAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION FOR REGISTERED DESIGN AND TRADEMARK OWNERS NEW FEDERAL CIRCUIT COURT PROCEDURES Effective from 1 July 2018 important changes have been made in the manner in which Registered Design and Trademark matters are managed in the Federal Circuit Court (FCC). The FCC was established with the […]

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IP Gateway Elevates the Intricacies and Nuances of Australian Designs Law with well Received Presentation to American Bar Association

IP GATEWAY recently presented a seminar on Australian designs law to the Designs Committee of the American Bar Association (ABA). The seminar was extremely well received by experienced designs practitioners in the USA. The seminar included: an overview of Australian registered design law and practice from an international perspective, with particular reference to unique aspects […]

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IP Gateway attends INTA’s 2018 Designs Conference in London: The Power of Design

  At the end of February, IP Gateway’s Head of Designs, Daniel Rosenthal, attended the 2018 Designs Conference in London: The Power of Design, organised by the International Trademark Association (INTA). The two-day conference is one of very few dedicated international designs law conferences, and the leading conference of its type. Accordingly leading business and […]

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Australian Registered Designs – Is it a good idea to request examination?

In Australia, design applications proceed to registration without substantive examination. Examination is optional and is typically only requested when pursuing an infringer.  Consequently, many registered designs remain in force throughout their ten-year term without ever being examined. For owners of registered designs, this allows examination, and associated costs, to be avoided, while still providing a […]

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