Our primary concern is to provide comprehensive intellectual property advice that protects our clients’ interests.
Our Intellectual Property Group works with clients to take early and effective action to protect the engine room of their business before issues arise. We also assist our clients with effective dispute resolution strategies followed up by litigation, if necessary, as an important part of protecting their intellectual property.
We advise clients across a range of sectors, including animation, new media, information technology, construction, wine, clothing, advertising, publishing and finance. We advise them in the following areas:
With business becoming increasingly global, we have forged relationships with specialist law and patent attorney firms both in Australia and overseas so that we can protect our clients’ intellectual property wherever and whenever the need arises.
09 July 2019 - Knowledge
As many businesses would know, picking a trade mark is not easy. Just ask US celebrity Kim Kardashian who had selected the name ‘kimono’ for her new shapewear range, but has since been accused of neglecting cultural considerations, prompting the Japanese Trade Marks Office to dispatch an envoy of IP lawyers to discuss the application with the United States Patent and Trade mark Office. We look at the latest on this matter – and the key lessons for business when selecting a trade mark.
05 July 2019 - In the News
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National law firm Holding Redlich has announced the recruitment of two new partners and the appointment of 16 to senior positions.
02 July 2019 - Knowledge
We discuss the deterrence effect of the significant penalty handed to Birubi Art last week for engaging in misleading or deceptive conduct in breach of the Australian Consumer Law.
18 April 2019 - Knowledge
We take a look at cybersquatting - and how you can take action against it.
19 March 2019 - Knowledge
Businesses that assign or license intellectual property (IP) rights will soon have to comply with further competition laws under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Act).
31 January 2019 - Knowledge
The ACCC has moved to allow an Australian-based charity to register certification trademarks that show that financial institutions’ and fund managers’ investments are tobacco-free.
15 January 2019 - Knowledge
As we head into 2019, creators should be aware of recent changes to the duration of copyright protection in Australia, primarily with respect to unpublished works.
22 March 2018 - Knowledge
Using terms in your branding that have a ‘descriptive’ quality i.e. that do not distinguish your product from other traders, can later be problematic when you want to stop other traders from using...