Patent & Trade Mark

Did you say ‘a shortage of cocoa beans’?

Date: 29 March 2018
Author: Marianne Repacholi

The thought of the cocoa bean extinction on the horizon due to climate change gives me the shivers. Without cocoa beans, there is no chocolate! Don’t panic; science and innovation is working towards future-proofing the chocolate industry. Intellectual property (IP) may not immediately spring to mind when biting into a delectable piece of chocolate, but as with almost any type of product, IP can be an extremely important marketing strategy. 

Please click here to read more from Marianne Repacholi's article, as first published in Chemistry in Australia magazine.


Tags:  Patents, cocoa bean, chocolate, trade marks, designs, IP

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