Everyday IP

Check this page regularly for Solubility’s entertaining and informative IP takes on occasional special days throughout the year.

Romance Awareness Month August 2020 and the role of Intellectual Property in handcrafted jewellery

Romance Awareness Month August 2020 and the role of Intellectual Property in handcrafted jewellery

August 12, 2020

Intellectual Property may not first spring to mind when you think of romance, but Romance Awareness Month is a perfect opportunity to reflect on IP rights in handcrafted jewellery and the often-misunderstood copyright/design right overlap. Here at Solubility during Romance […]

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National Tattoo Day,  17 July 2020 – Part II

National Tattoo Day, 17 July 2020 – Part II

July 17, 2020

Who owns your tattoo? It may not be you… Part II Infringement issues, US and UK cases of ink in the mainstream, and tips and resources for further information. Today we celebrate National Tattoo Day which recognises the history, culture, […]

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National Tattoo Day, 17 July 2020 – Part I

National Tattoo Day, 17 July 2020 – Part I

July 16, 2020

Who owns your tattoo? It may not be you… Have you ever wondered whether tattoos as artistic works may be protected by copyright law in Australia?  If there is copyright in tattoos is it necessarily owned by the wearer of […]

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World Gin Day, 13 June 2020

World Gin Day, 13 June 2020

June 11, 2020

As you enjoy a tipple of your favourite gin on World Gin Day (13 June), did you know that a bevy of intellectual property rights have helped bring your favourite drink to you?  Many gins pride themselves on the provenance […]

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World Bicycle Day, 3 June 2020

World Bicycle Day, 3 June 2020

June 2, 2020

As we celebrate World Bicycle Day tomorrow, Louise Brunero of Solubility shares some IP aspects of this most durable invention. Undoubtedly the bicycle is one of the greatest inventions related to social mobility, providing people of varying financial capacity with […]

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