Our Ballarat Intellectual Property Lawyers specialise in Trade Mark Applications and Registration, IP assessments and audits, design application and all other areas of ensuring your IP is secure.
BALLARAT INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
The protection of your intellectual property (IP) is one of the most important considerations when establishing or operating a business– it is fundamental to every business. Your IP is your brand identity and the very essence of what provides you with a competitive advantage in business. For some businesses, the intellectual property it owns can be their most valuable asset.
We understand the commercial needs of our clients and offer you a fully integrated intellectual property practice providing comprehensive legal advice from protection through to enforcement in a wide range of industries.
We are experienced in copyright protection, patents, trade marks and designs and we work closely with you in addressing the many issues associated with protecting your IP to ensure the growth of your business.
We provide expert advice on:
Trade mark application and registrations
Selection, modification and registration of your business names
IP assessments and audits on the current use of IP
Creation of IP by your employees and contractors
Domain name searches and advice on conflicts
Contractual arrangements including supply and distribution, software and website development, trading terms, research and development
Assigning IP and/or licencing including copyright, patents, trade marks and design
Confidentiality agreements to protect confidential information and trade secrets
Use of third party IP
Structuring and restructuring businesses to maximise IP protection
Trade mark monitoring
IP portfolio management
Clearance of advertising and promotional material
On-going risks of infringing third party IP
Advice on infringements
IP litigation, including misleading and deceptive conduct under the Australian Consumer Law
IP dispute negotiation and settlement
Defending and conducting trade mark oppositions
Challenging of domain name registrations
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