Investment in the life sciences is on the rise, with new inventions powering the future of Australia’s medical, pharmaceutical and agriculture industries. Of note, the Australian government recently announced the introduction of a patent box scheme which taxes corporate income derived from eligible Australian patents in the medical and biotechnology sectors at a concessional rate.
Life Science Expertise
Our life sciences attorneys offer dedicated expertise, enabling us to understand the intricacies of your invention and obtain appropriate intellectual property protection.
Our team boasts biotechnology, molecular biology, immunology and microbiology experts with skills in the following areas:
- Protein crystallography and bioinformatics
- Stem cell isolation and culture
- Protein structure and function
- Cancer biology and genetics
- Agribusiness and Agrichemicals
Contact Kings to arrange a confidential consultation regarding your intellectual property.
Biological Patents Australia
Within Australia, most life sciences inventions are eligible for patent protection. Our experts can help you apply for patents, manage your portfolio, and enforce your claims.
Kings works with all types of inventors, from small startups to national pharmaceutical companies. Regardless of your size, we are able to help protect the intellectual property that underpins your company.
Obtaining International Biological Patents
Eligibility for patent protection varies internationally, with each country publishing their own requirements for obtaining life science patents. For that reason, obtaining international patents for your inventions can be a difficult process to navigate.
The team at Kings maintains relationships with international partners that allow us to help our Australian and New Zealand client’s pursue and enforce their intellectual property overseas.