As always with a government based scheme, we make it our business to keep an eye on Canberra. In the last budget some savings measures related to the R&D Tax Incentive were introduced. The background The first measure put forward was a proposal to eliminate Australian companies with a $20billion or greater turnover from accessing
Mentioning the word patent within the technology community, especially in software can be like bringing up sex, politics or religion at a dinner party. The controversy surrounding patenting continues to spark much debate in software circles, particularly in relation to whether or not patents are a good idea when applied to the software itself.