The five worst pieces of advice you get as a startup founder

1:33AM | Tuesday, 5 January 2016 |  ‘Build it and they will come’ is a mantra of the failed dot-com boom.

Why you don’t need a patent to start a startup

12:28AM | Friday, 18 December 2015 |  In fact, in most cases patents are something an early-stage startup should totally avoid.

THE NEWS WRAP: Patent trolls killing startup culture in the US

6:18AM | Friday, 13 June 2014 |  THE NEWS WRAP: Patent trolls killing startup culture in the US A new study has been released that says patent trolls are killing startups.

How to hurdle Australia’s tough new patent laws

10:40PM | Tuesday, 30 October 2012 |  Changes to the country’s patent laws require start-ups to prove their big ideas are truly innovative. Here’s what you need to know. BY NINA HENDY.

Patent attorneys under fire over “crippling” fees

1:00PM | Tuesday, 17 January 2012 |  Australia’s patent attorneys have come under attack for charging too much for patent filing, with claims that some attorneys charge as much as $150,000 to file patents overseas.

Samsung’s Galaxy 10.1 tablet could hit Aussie stores next week

12:57PM | Thursday, 1 December 2011 |  Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet could be on sale in Australia as early as next week, following the Federal Court’s decision to overturn a ban on the sale of the tablet.

Labor flags additional patent protection for innovators

11:10PM | Thursday, 24 November 2011 |  Providing patent protection for innovators and researchers, while ensuring reasonable access to new technologies, are among the key aims to come out of reports into Australia’s patent system.

Apple-Samsung patent war prompts IP warning

10:10PM | Friday, 14 October 2011 |  Apple has won a Federal Court battle to stop Korean rival Samsung from selling its Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia, prompting a warning for start-ups to ensure their IP protection is ironclad.