Protect your intellectual property rights with Expert Legal Support

Entrepreneurs, inventors and other creative people often expend considerable time, money and effort creating new ideas, products and brands. In our increasingly competitive international economy they need to continually monitor and vigilantly protect their brands and investments.

We assist clients from a range of industries to protect their intellectual property by providing a range of tailored services. If necessary our litigation and dispute resolution team are also able to assist our clients to enforce intellectual property rights through targeted, practical and cost effective legal action.

Our intellectual property services include:

  • advising on brand development and protection;
  • advising on marketing and advertising materials;
  • advising on copyright and designs;
  • advising on trademarks;
  • assisting with registration of trademarks; and
  • enforcing intellectual property rights.

Frequently asked questions

Why do I need to protect my intellectual property, and how can a lawyer help?

Protecting your intellectual property is crucial to safeguard your ideas, products, and brands from competitors and potential infringers. It helps to maintain your competitive edge, revenue, and reputation. An experienced IP lawyer can assist with patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret law to identify and protect your intellectual property. They can also help with IP registration, licensing, and enforcement to ensure effective protection and monetization of your creations. 

It’s important to seek legal advice early on to avoid costly mistakes and protect your intellectual property. 

How can I protect my intellectual property?

There are several ways to protect your intellectual property, including filing for patents, registering trademarks, and securing copyrights. 

It’s important to seek legal advice to ensure that your intellectual property is protected to the fullest extent possible.

What should I do if someone is infringing on my intellectual property rights?

If you suspect someone is infringing on your intellectual property rights, it’s important to seek legal advice from us as soon as possible.

We can advise you on options, such as sending a cease and desist letter or filing a lawsuit against the infringing party. Depends on your circumstances, we can also help you seek monetary damages, injunctive relief, and other remedies to enforce your rights.

What happens if I am accused of infringing on someone else's intellectual property?

If you are accused of infringing on someone else’s intellectual property rights, you could be subject to legal action, which could have a severe impact on your business, potentially resulting in reputational damage and loss of revenue.

Contact us immediately if you receive an IP infringement accusation. We can help you understand your legal rights and obligations, negotiate with the accuser, and represent you in any legal proceedings that may arise. With our assistance, you can minimise the impact of the accusation on your business and protect your interests.

Can I license my intellectual property to others?

Yes, you can license your intellectual property to others for a fee. This can be a valuable source of revenue for your business. Before doing so, contact us so that we can assist you in drafting a licensing agreement to ensure that your rights are protected.

What are the costs involved in hiring a lawyer for these matters?

The costs vary depending on the complexity of your case and the experience of the lawyer. However, our law firm offers fixed fees for these types of matters.

In order to get a specific quote, it would be best to contact us directly. Our lawyers can assess your specific needs and provide you with a fixed-fee quote.

This FAQ content is general in nature and not intended as legal advice. For specific legal advice regarding your situation, we strongly advise you to consult a lawyer. 

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