01 December 2010

Great Invention - What Next?

I've put together a short article on my website for the benefit of those of you who are contemplating an appointment with a patent attorney.  Hopefully there are some useful tips to help the process get off to a flying start.

IP Australia Enhances Access to Patent Data

IP Australia has just released its full text searching service.

Apparently it has full service functionality and includes about half of the patent collection.  The full collection is to be made available free of charge by the end of March 2011.

As I've mentioned before, this is really good news.  For one thing, due diligence investigations will be a lot easier.

Here's the link: http://www.ipaustralia.gov.au/auspatbeta/