News, Tips and Updates

  • Engineering Patents – what Engineers need to know

    Earlier this month IP& was invited to present to Engineers Australia Newcastle about patents, and in particular, what Engineers need to know about patents. We entitled the talk “Inventioneering – navigating the patent system” – because engineering, perhaps more so than any other profession, does involve developing new and inventive solutions to technical problems which

    August 7, 2018
  • Tips to obtain Grants & Investment for Inventors

    Last week, Andrew Caska of Caska IP Patent Attorneys Sydney & Newcastle attended the Hunter Innovation Festival. Whilst at the event we took the opportunity to speak with the Regional Manager of AusIndustry and experienced Angel investors to see how we can better position our Clients’ to achieve grants and investment. Here’s what we learnt.

    July 5, 2016
  • Patent Attorney Conference

    Recently, Andrew Caska and Claire Laurent  of Caska IP attended the annual Institute of Patent and Trademark Attorneys (IPTA)  conference on the Gold Coast.  This year IPTA  provided a solid variety of business sessions including very useful sessions on trademarks, designs and patents. Updates on Registered designs We were privileged  to receive an excellent designs

    May 7, 2016
  • Patent Strategy – Should a Patent be filed?

    Many companies and inventors are often focussed on “if” they can obtain a patent for an invention (i.e. is the invention patentable – at least novel etc.). However, perhaps are more pertinent question to ask is “should” a patent be filed (even if the patent is likely to be granted). Below we have put together

    December 3, 2015
  • Central Coast Startup Weekend

    The “Startup Weekend” that has been staged in over 100 cities around the globe was hosted on the Central Coast this past weekend, 18 to 20 September 2015. This event includes pitching start up ideas to investors and teams are formed to help develop the ideas into a reality. Andrew Caska, of Caska IP, was

    September 21, 2015
  • Patent Attorneys Supporting Manufacturing in the Hunter

    Andrew Caska, Patent Attorney at Caska IP, recently attended the launch of the 2015 Hunter Manufactures awards. The event was held at AusTube Mills on Industrial Drive Mayfield, which is perhaps one of Newcastle’s most iconic manufacturing facilities. We were lucky enough to have a site tour and inspect the milling operation and meet some

    May 2, 2015