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What is a patent?

A patent is an exclusive right granted for an invention. More specifically, it is a product or process that provides a new way of doing something, or that offers a new technical solution to a problem. In Australia, if you are an inventor or a person entitled to be assigned the invention, you can apply to register a device, substance, method or process that is new and inventive under the Patents Act 1990 (Cth). If you register a patent under this legislation, you can stop anyone else from using that invention without your permission for a number of years.

How can Sajen Legal help you with your patents?

At Sajen Legal, we often help our clients protect their inventions by:

  • Advising whether an invention is likely to be patentable
  • Working with the most experienced and skilled patent attorneys to register a patent, and protect an invention or inventions.

We can also help you in situations where you wish to license your patent.

Our litigation team can assist you if believe your patent has been infringed. See Intellectual Property Disputes.

Finally, we can advise you on whether your current or proposed business activities infringe upon patents owned by other people, or defend you if you are sued by another party for breach of one of their patents.

Do you need assistance with patents? Would you like to talk to a lawyer who understands the patenting application process in Australia? Would you like to know more about our fixed-fee arrangements? Call us now on 1800 640 509.

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