Protecting and leveraging your brand.
Optimisation of intellectual property can be critical to driving the competitive advantage of a business or start-up. We will help your business growth by protecting and leveraging your brand, ideas, inventions and innovations and your creative works.
With an enviable track-record in disputes, clients rely on our breadth and depth of knowledge to solve their most significant challenges across copyright, trade marks, designs and know-how. We have specific expertise in the therapeutic goods and general life sciences sector. We provide specialist advice to private and publicly listed companies, government entities and not-for-profit organisations including:
Trusted advisors in relation to all key IP issues including representing ATC in IP Australia trade mark proceedings, drafting and negotiating musical performance agreements, talent agreements and sponsorship agreements and advising in relation to various media rights arrangements.
Defending copyright proceedings brought by the artist Vladas Meskenas, featuring the world's first litigated claim in relation to Moral Rights.
Providing IP advice and commencing opposition proceedings against Lorna Jane in relation to a trade mark application; advising on trade mark licensing agreement.
Advised in relation to possible design infringement and misuse of confidential information claims.
Conducting chain of title investigation into proprietary Gensolve Practice Manager Software, as part of a restructure.
Responding to allegations of IP infringement connected with websites hosted on GoDaddy registered domains.
Advised on the Australian aspects of its acquisition of Serraview holdings, including a chain of title review of the target’s proprietary technologies.
Advising on IP risks and exposures in connection with projects ranging from proof of concept testing of AI bots to co-development of augmented reality simulations.
Providing advice on a confidential basis to one of their clients on copyright infringement and other risks associated with creating an interoperable software product to allow maintenance on the products of a third party manufacturer based in Australia.
Advising on the intellectual property commercialisation and protection strategy, including agreements relating to a jointly developed, co-marketed product with partner organisations.
IP licensing and commercialisation arrangements in connection with a global collaboration for the creation of a cloud based software solution to be offered with a medical device to health practitioners and researchers.
Advised on protection of IP, including action against an infringer.
An increase in enforcement action by the Regulator under the Payment Times Reporting Act 2020 (Cth) (PTR Act) has been happening over the last 12 months. Companies covered as reporting entities...
The second round of the Federal Government’s “Closing Loopholes” amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act) were passed by Parliament on 12 February 2024 and are yet to receive Royal...
In the first case of its kind in Australia, the Federal Court of Australia held that Rio Tinto-backed Queensland Alumina Ltd was correct in interpreting and applying the sanctions imposed by the...
The High Court has delivered its decision in Harvey v Minister for Primary Industries and Resources  HCA 1.
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