Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property - Australia

An intellectual property practice with unique insight

Your intellectual property (IP) is what differentiates your business from your competitors. We understand just how important that is, and our IP lawyers can help you to create, attain, commercialise, defend and enforce your most valuable assets.

Our advice on intellectual property law for global and Australian IP owners covers patents, trademarks, copyright, designs, trade secrets, strategic IP advice and IP disputes. We offer unique insights from working with some of the most notable international and Australian brands and corporations as well as key research and industry bodies. 

Our IP lawyers offer strategic commercial solutions and an enviable track-record in disputes. The areas of IP law we can advise you on include:

  • Patents 
  • Trademarks
  • Copyright
  • Designs
  • Data protection
  • Advertising and marketing
  • Anti-counterfeiting
  • Trade secrets
  • Domain names
  • IP disputes and enforcement 
  • IP licensing and exploitation.

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Advising iconic and challenger brands, major corporates, research and technology institutions

Our law firm manages and protects the IP portfolios of Australian and international companies across a wide range of sectors including:

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Biotechnology
  • Technology, software and electronics
  • Telecommunications and media
  • Food and beverages
  • Agribusiness
  • Marketing
  • Sports
  • Education and research
  • Financial services
  • Energy and resources
  • Hotels and gaming
  • Retail.

Check out our blog IP Whiteboard, a place we created to share our passion for IP law with the world.

" A team that has excellent legal knowledge and provides very good service."

APL500

"One of the top firms for IP in Australia."

Chambers

Discover our latest insights into legal issues affecting your business

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25 October 2018

Businesses who license their intellectual property rights should start reviewing their licensing arrangements to ensure compliance with the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth).

09 October 2018

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04 October 2018

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30 August 2018