Intellectual Property


Identification and management

  • Identification of business IP assets
  • Clarification of ownership/user rights
  • Secrecy/confidentiality/non-competition procedures
  • "Ringfencing" structures to protect IP from trading risks
  • Development of IP management plan 

Protection

  • Registration of trade marks
  • Copyright protection strategies
  • Registry searching
  • Establishment of infringement policies
  • Domestic and international

Exploitation

Advice on development of appropriate structures including:

  • Licensing
  • Franchising
  • Distribution

Evaluation of markets, proposals and potential business partners.

Ongoing legal and management assistance.
Domestic and International

Litigation/Dispute Resolution

  • Trade mark and copyright infringement disputes
  • Fair Trading Act and passing-off claims
  • Domain name disputes
  • Co-Existence Agreements

Finance/Capital Raising

  • Legal assistance with all aspects
  • Debt and equity securities