Actions and Detail Panel
IP 101 and patents for Start-ups – Fishburners
Thu. 5 May 2016, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm AEST
How IP can help your business
For many start-up businesses and entrepreneurs, IP is the difference between success and failure. Competing with larger established business requires new and disruptive innovation. Much of that creativity and innovation can be protected with registered IP like patents for inventions, trade marks for brands, and designs for the way a product looks.
Here’s what you can expect
Focussing on patents and trade marks, the workshop will give you the tools you need to help you understand the basics of Intellectual Property within your business plan, marketing and contracts and help you understand the patent and trade mark application process.
What you will learn at this workshop
The basics of IP - overview of the Registered IP - Patents, Trade Marks, Designs
The basics of copyright and trade secrets
Understanding IP within your business plan, marketing and contracts
Understand the different types of patent protection
Learn the basics of patent searching
Understand the filing requirements for an Australian patent application
This event is open to the public. Bring your laptop or tablet; access to wifi and light refreshments provided.