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Patents 101 for Startups - Melbourne CBD
Tue. 9 May 2017, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AEST
How IP can help your business
For many startup businesses and entrepreneurs, IP is the difference between success and failure. Competing with larger established businesses 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, the workshop will give you the tools you need to help you understand the basics of Intellectual Property and help you understand the patent application process.
What you will learn at this workshop
The basics of IP - overview of the Registered IP - Patents
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.