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A Positive Signal for Computer Implemented Inventions in Australia?

For the first time since the landmark High Court case of Aristocrat in 2021, the Australian Federal Court has considered the patentability of a computer-implemented invention (CII)., The decision provides some much-needed clarity and provides more support for the position…
October 12, 2023

We are hiring!

We are seeking a Trainee Patent Attorney to join our ICT team in Adelaide and assist our specialist ICT attorneys to protect our clients’ innovations. Applicants will need degree qualifications in electronics/electrical engineering, computer engineering, physics or a related field.…
August 28, 2023

IPBC Australasia

We are proud to be sponsoring the 8th edition of IPBC Australasia! Join us in Melbourne to explore IP strategies for adapting to new technologies and changing socio-economic conditions in Australasia. Learn more here
July 24, 2023

Promotion for Gloria Chen

We are delighted to announce the promotion of Gloria Chen to Associate Patent & Trade Mark Attorney with Madderns. Gloria is a qualified Chinese Patent Attorney and a registered Australian and New Zealand Patent and Trade Marks Attorney within our…
July 3, 2023

How can someone else cancel my trade mark registration?

Trade mark owners take note - other individuals or businesses can apply to cancel your Australian trade mark registration if it is not being used. In Australia, once a trade mark has been registered for a certain number of years*,…
March 9, 2023

Working with award winners in their fields of excellence

We value the work with every client of ours at Madderns, whether they be big or small, locally-focused or export-oriented. One of our clients, intelligent tech firm Fivecast, recently won the Advanced Technologies gong at the prestigious 2022 Australian Export…
November 30, 2022