Announcement: Good Design® Awards Selection for 2014 Revealed

Date: 2014-03-25
Author: Daneta Crump

Daneta Crump has been part of this year’s Judging Panel for the Good Design® Awards. Judging has now been completed and the 2014 Good Design® Selection has been announced on the Good Design website . A number of Freehills Patent Attorneys clients have been included in the Selection*. The winners of the Good Design® Awards will be announced at the Gala dinner to be held at the award-winning White Bay Cruise Terminal on Wednesday 28 May 2014.

* Daneta was not involved in judging any categories where our clients had entries.

The Good Design Awards, previously known as the Australian International Design Awards, is one of the longest standing and most prestigious design awards in the world. The Australian Good Design Awards is recognised by the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (ICSID).

Daneta Crump is a patent attorney who has been working in the field of mechanical and manufacturing engineering patents and industrial design protection for over 12 years. Daneta has a Bachelor of Engineering in Product Design Engineering from Swinburne University of Technology and is current Chair of the External Advisory Committee for this course. She also regularly lectures in IP to design undergraduates. Daneta is passionate about good design and remains immersed in the Australian design community, particularly as a member and supporter of the Design Institute of Australia.

Daneta works closely with some of Australia’s best known design companies throughout the design process, assisting them to gauge and mitigate infringement risk and develop customised protection strategies.  Her industrial design background provides her with the ability to pre-empt alternative design solutions to maximise protection. She regularly works with design teams on redesigning products to avoid infringement.

She is a specialist in registered designs, creating tailored filing strategies taking into consideration the commercial realities of product development and her client’s business as well as the unique legal requirements in their key markets.

Daneta also prepares and prosecutes patent applications in Australia and overseas, working in numerous technology areas, including medical devices and instrumentation, hand tools, consumer products, manufacturing processes, and the building industry, including building products, methods and safety equipment.

Daneta is an Associate Member of the Design Institute of Australia, a Member of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand and a Fellow of the Institute of Patent and Trade Marks Attorneys of Australia.

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