Useful Links

Below are some internet web links that we find useful:

Legal

Law and legislation generally

FindLaw
Australasian Legal Information Institute
World Legal Information Institute
British Legal Information Institute

Australian law societies

Law Society of Western Australia
Law Society of New South Wales
Law Institute Victoria
Queensland Law Society
Law Society of South Australia
Law Society of Tasmania
Law Society of the ACT
Law Society of the NT

IT related

Software licensing

Software development

Procurement

Outsourcing

ICT innovation

ICT Secrets

IP related

Generally

IP Australia
World Intellectual Property Organisation
IP Menu

Trade marks

Patents

Copyright

Designs

Circuit layouts

Plant breeders rights

Innovation focussed

Centre for Innovation Law and Policy
Australian Anthill
Australian Innovation Festival
Western Australian Innovation Centre
National Innovation Website
ABC News in Science

Art, design and fashion innovation

Guerilla Innovation
Arts Law Centre of Australia (Elevation Legal is an advice night panel member – see Services – Pro Bono)
Artsource
TCFWA (textile clothing and fashion

Searching

Trade marks

Australia
United States
United Kingdom

Domain names

Australian Domain Name Authority
Australian WHOIS search
International .com / .net WHOIS search
Domain availability .com / .net/ .com.au /.net.au

ASIC

Company name/registration
Other ASIC searches and registers

ABR

Business name searches

Patents

Australia

Designs

Australia

plant breeders rights

Australia

Seed, angel and venture capital

Innovation Investment Fund
Australian Investment Network
Entrepreneurs in Residence

Small and start-up business assistance

Business Enterprise Centres Australia
Coastal Business Centre
Belmont Business Centre
Smart Start (IP Australia’s resources for new businesses)
Startup Journal (from WSJ)
New and growing business checklists

Australian news sites

The West
Perth Now
Perth NORG