IP Insights

Have you received a cease and desist letter?

Have you received a cease and desist letter?

Do not let yourself be bullied into submission. We have noticed an increase in cease and desist letters sent by…

Australia’s Innovation Patent Will Be Phased Out As Of 26 August 2021

Australia’s Innovation Patent Will Be Phased Out As Of 26 August 2021

Australia’s innovation patent system, a second-tier patent application process that was initially introduced to stimulate innovation amongst small and medium-sized…

Looking Back, Moving Forward

Looking Back, Moving Forward

Last year was a year of growth for Wynnes.  We set new goals for the business and took the necessary…

The benefits of attending international IP conferences - APAA Taipei 2019

The benefits of attending international IP conferences - APAA Taipei 2019

A highlight for any Patent Attorney is to travel and attend intellectual property conferences in great locations.  Earlier this year,…

Keeping Ahead Of Your Competitors

Keeping Ahead Of Your Competitors

Many business owners and managers encounter marketing and strategy phrases such as “Keep ahead of your competitors”.  These phrases are…

5 Tips: Protecting Your IP in China

China is Australia's largest trading partner and a preferred location for manufacturing.  These tips will provide insight into the Chinese…

Setting up your business for international success

Setting up your business for international success

Outlining some of the key factors that can help or hinder Australian businesses expanding into overseas markets.

The Iconic Ekka Strawberry Sundae™

The Iconic Ekka Strawberry Sundae™

A once-a-year treat raising thousands of dollars for the Prince Charles Hospital Foundation (PCHF).

How will Brexit affect patents, trade marks and designs?

How will Brexit affect patents, trade marks and designs?

As a decision on Brexit continues to be met with delays, the rest of the world is left wondering how…

Three stripes and you are out

Three stripes and you are out

The popular German sportswear manufacturer failed to extend its trade mark three-stripe design in the European Union (EU). The ruling…

The Importance of Filing a Trade Mark

Trade Marks #1: Philipp explains the commercial benefits of trade mark protection and the potential consequences of not controlling your trade marks.

Trade marks abused in new social media scam

Trade marks abused in new social media scam

Wherever there is an opportunity to access a large number of online profiles, it is very likely that scammers are…

10 Weird But Wonderful Inventions

10 Weird But Wonderful Inventions

With decades of combined experience in world of IP, attorneys Ewen and Philipp are exposed to many wonderful, and occasionally…

Rise in Patent and Trade Mark Scams

Rise in Patent and Trade Mark Scams

Over the past year a growing amount of businesses are targeted by unofficial Intellectual Property (IP) organisations.  We often receive…

First Steps: Choosing a Business Name

First Steps: Choosing a Business Name

A major concern when selecting a business name or any form of branding is whether it qualifies for trade mark…

New Zealand IP Fee Review Proposed

New Zealand IP Fee Review Proposed

In July 2018, The Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) sought public submissions on proposals to change some of…

Insights from the Asian Patent Attorney Assoc. Conference

Insights from the Asian Patent Attorney Assoc. Conference

A highlight for any Intellectual Property Attorney is to travel the world and attend educational conferences in great locations (yes,…

APAA 2018 – Wynnes Insights from the Conference

APAA 2018 – Wynnes Insights from the Conference

Ultimate Protection: Colour Trade Mark

Ultimate Protection: Colour Trade Mark

Since the news that Prince’s Estate have filed a United States Trade Mark Application for the colour purple, a lot…

Government and Institutional Grants

Government and Institutional Grants

When we sit down with inventors and new clients, one of the recurring topics of discussion is funding. Have you…

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