Challenging New Patent Laws Print
Written by GrantSmart
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 09:38

Changes to Australia's Intellectual Property laws will make it more challenging for entrepreneurs and start-ups to obtain a valid patent.  The new law increases the standard to receive patent protection, requiring patent applicants to prove they are making a significant advance on what is already on the market.  The laws will be effective from April 2013, however applications filed prior to this date may still be affected by the changes.  For the full story go to StartupSmart.