Intellectual Property

Our intellectual property lawyers are experts in dealing with a wide range of IP and IT issues. We work on advisory and transactional matters as well as registration, enforcement, litigation and dispute resolution.


We provide sound, practical and strategic advice on all aspects of intellectual property, including:

  • Copyright
  • Passing-off
  • Design rights
  • Confidentiality issues
  • Domain name and trade mark issues

We also act for clients across a variety of sectors, including technology, retail, food manufacturing, digital and media.

What have we worked on recently?

To give you an idea of the wide scope of projects we're involved in, here's a taste of some of our recent work:

  • Preparing and negotiating an agreement for managed hosting services and bespoke software development for a major national non-profit organisation
  • Assisting numerous clients in formulating their trademark strategies and achieving trademark registrations in multiple jurisdictions
  • Helping our client get registered protection for their packaging and molded plastic products.
  • Advising companies and individuals facing accused of trade mark infringement
  • Creating end-user licence agreements and reseller agreements for a start-up software company
  • Selling, assigning and transferring intellectual property rights
  • Helping businesses prevent unfair competition and the theft of their intellectual property

What are we experts in?

Our intellectual property lawyers are experts in:

  • Advising on trade marks
  • Patents
  • Registered designs
  • Design right
  • Copyright
  • Database rights
  • Franchising, licensing and distribution arrangements
  • Confidential information and know how
  • Unfair competition and trading practices
  • Privacy and image rights
  • Advertising and regulatory compliance

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