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IP Strategy

Strategic thinking is essential to the successful commercialisation of your IP. We work with you to devise a strategy to create, develop, and leverage your portfolio of IP rights.
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We look to respond to your patent needs with the right technical expert every time. Our advice encompasses legal, technical and strategic aspects of patents and covers a broad range of industries and technologies.
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Trade Marks

Regardless of your industry, we remain nimble to drive the best trade mark strategy through your business. Trade marks are a crucial and valuable business asset, strengthen your brand and provide a marketing edge.
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Designs form a fundamental part of your IP portfolio of many businesses. Our designs team has expertise in the application of designs across a range of technologies and the expertise required when filing designs from overseas into Australia.
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Understanding your industry landscape gives clear insights to facilitate IP strategy and commercial outcomes. Whether you are operating locally or globally, searching is a preemptive way to achieve best outcomes in competitive environments.
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R&D Tax and Incentives

The R&D Tax Incentive program is the Australian government’s largest targeted entitlement program aimed to assist Australian companies to help offset some of the costs of their R&D activities.
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Oppositions can be either an essential part of IP strategy or a disruptive aspect of managing an IP portfolio. Ensuring you have the most effective management of these processes is key to maintaining commercial objectives across your business.
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Litigation Support

Litigation can have an enormous impact on any business. When IP litigation is being pursued or defended, crucial aspects of a business’s value are at stake and it is essential to have the best team supporting you.
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Patent Offices around the world charge taxes on intellectual property rights such as patents, trade marks, registered designs and plant breeder’s rights. These are called 'renewal fees' or 'maintenance fees' or sometimes 'annuities'.
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Plant Breeders Rights

The protection of new plant varieties is an important consideration for those innovating in the agriculture sector who wish to develop a robust intellectual property (IP) strategy to support their commercial objectives.
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Copyright subsists in a large variety of valuable commercial documents - including literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works, as well as subject matter other than works, such as published editions and sound recordings.
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