Preparing and filing of an Australian trade mark application (in one class only) – a registered trade mark provides the owner with the exclusive right to use the registered trade mark.

Domain name registration – it is important to register your domain name as it is the unique online address of your business and a well chosen domain name will help build your brand identity.

Confidentiality/non-disclosure agreement – every startup should have a non-disclosure agreement to protect the confidential information it shares to attract investment.

IP assignment agreement/deed for founders and employees –it is important that startups secure proprietary ownership over the IP developed by founders and employees by way of assignment agreements.

IP checklist – every startup should consider how IP laws impact their business.