Patent & Trade Mark
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29 Jun 2016
Less than two weeks left to enter Australia’s Best Technology Accelerator - ENTRIES CLOSE MONDAY 11TH JULY 2016.The 2016 Australian Technologies Competition (ATC16) is open for entries to Australian technology SMEs with global potential.Read more

27 Jun 2016
Two Weeks left to enter Australia’s Best Technology Accelerator - ENTRIES CLOSE MONDAY 11TH JULY 2016.The 2016 Australian Technologies Competition (ATC16) is open for entries to Australian technology SMEs with global potential.Read more

27 Jun 2016
On 23 June the UK voted to leave the European Union, creating widespread uncertainty over the economic futures of both the UK and the EU. Here we answer the immediate questions about what impact the “Brexit” has on your IP rights. Read more

21 Jun 2016
Cultural change is at the core of the new National Innovation and Science Agenda, say its proponents. Australia has a science and innovation problem. By now, most of us are aware of the bleak statistics – Australia is ranked ninth in the Global Innovation Index in respect of the calibre of its science institutions, yet 72nd for innovation efficiency. So why do we continue to have such trouble traversing the gap between scientific research and innovation? Read more


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Our philosophy says that there is more to fulfilling our clients' needs than the advice that they receive directly from us. It is important to us to help educate clients and to help them to stay abreast of developments in intellectual property. For this reason we offer 'Library Resources' which includes tools such as patent and trade mark 'Q&A', flow charts which outline patent processes and a variety of fact sheets.
 
 
 
 
 

Useful Links

 

Government Websites

IP Australia - Australian Patent Office
IPONZ - New Zealand Intellectual Property Office
WIPO - World Intellectual Property Organisation
 

Associated Organisations

AIPLA - American Intellectual Property Law Association
AIPPI - International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property
AIPF - Association of Intellectual Property Firms
BIO - Biotechnology Industry Organisation
FICPI - International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys
INTA - International Trademark Association
IPSANZ - Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand
RACI - Royal Australian Chemical Institute
 
 
Our People
Consultant

Gail Hill is a consultant at FB Rice, having been a partner at the firm in the Trade Marks group for more than 25 years. Gail is currently on long service leave.

For information in relation to the Trade Marks services provided by the firm, please contact Ms Joanne Martin. jmartin@fbrice.com.au