Archive for April, 2011

Patent Attorneys – Let’s save the nation!

Posted in IP Protection, Patent on April 26, 2011 by 1place

Technology’s rapid globalisation has focused on the large market players such as China, Europe and the USA, followed by the smaller industrialised nations such as Israel and Sweden, who have been punching above their weight in the World IP sector for some time.

Australia is of particular interest since it:

  1. was relatively unaffected by the Global Financial Crisis compared with many other nations;
  2. has a relatively high Gross Domestic Product; and
  3. has a relatively small population with a low number of practicing patent attorneys (around 500) who have not been targeted by policy drives over the last decade.

We thought it would be interesting to see how these differences in Australia’s circumstances affects IP outcome compared with our neighbours.  FULL POST


On the Street: Looking for Direction

Posted in 1P, Photo on April 25, 2011 by 1place

Taronga Zoo, Sydney, NSW Australia

Instruction #30, Street Photography Now Project: Remember Robert Capa’s words: “If your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough” – Andrew Glickman

James Morrison Does Motown

Posted in 1P, Photo on April 3, 2011 by 1place

Twilight Concert Series 2011, Taronga Zoo, Sydney NSW Australia

Brought out the inner oldie in me…