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Our experienced Principal holds an engineering degree and a masters in IP laws which allows her to fully understand the nexus between technology and the law.

With our background in engineering and encryption, and our 10+ years in IP law, we are well placed to provide you with advice on all aspects of Intellectual Property from protection, commercialisation and enforcement to asset protection and IP strategy to Information Security and Privacy.

We provide legal solutions that are both economically sensible and take into account the wider practical implications of our clients’ businesses.

OUR PRACTICE AREAS

EXPERIENCED, CONSIDERED AND PRACTICAL ADVICE

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT

Over the last 10+ years we have provided both preemptive and reactive IP infringement advice to clients in all economic and legal positions. We have run and won numerous infringement proceedings. Let us assist you to protect your rights. 

PATENT INFRINGEMENT

Patents are an ideal tool to secure an exclusive position in the marketplace. However, data and ideas are easy to steal or emulate. Some companies use patent infringement as a business strategy. If you have suffered damage as a result of your patent being infringed or you are accused of patent infringement, click here to see how we can help you resolve the dispute.

TRADE MARK INFRINGEMENT

A good trade mark distinguishes you from your competitors, lets consumers easily identify the product or service as originating from you and acts as a badge of confidence for your products and services.

If you have a trade mark dispute, click here to see how we can assist.

COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

The types of copyright rights infringements we see include software programs (both source code and object code), business development agreements, marketing material (particularly from competitors websites), images and photographs and educational material. 

If you believe someone has taken your work, click here to see how we can assist you.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COMMERCIALISATION

ASSET PROTECTION

Your intellectual property is a valuable asset that needs to be protected. Protecting your IP with patent filings and trade marks is not enough, you need to also protect the IP from liquidators and prepare the assets for a sale. Learn how we can protect your IP assets, call us today for a confidential and free discussion.

COMMERCIALISATION

We can help you protect and commercialise your invention, trade secrets and intellectual property. From Confidentiality agreements, to SAAS agreements and distributor/supplier agreements, with our 10+ years in engineering and our 10+ years in IP Law, we have the experience to help you.

STRATEGIC IP ADVICE

Do you want to protect your assets, put yourself in a position to establish you own and retain your rights and obtain the best outcome from your commercialisation efforts? Talk to us about assets protection structures, strategic IP filings and how you can protect yourself in trade.  

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TECHNOLOGY

TECHNOLOGY AGREEMENTS

We can assist with all forms of technology agreements, ranging from distributor/supplier agreements, to cloud and other commercialisation agreements. 

SOFTWARE AGREEMENTS

As an experienced programmer, Nicole understands the practical implications of software agreements. We draft SAAS (and other cloud agreements), reseller agreements, channel partner agreements, software development agreements (including waterfall, agile and devops development) and end user agreements.

COST CERTAINTY

We engage in modern legal billing practices and offer a variety of pricing models; retainer, fixed fee, phase based and value-based pricing method. We don’t believe clients are buying our time, they are buying our experience. 

INFORMATION SECURITY

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PRIVACY

PRIVACY ACT and GDPR

We provide advice under the Australian Privacy Act and the GDPR including assessments of exposure to the privacy regimes, privacy compliance advice and data breach notifications.

DATA THEFT MATTERS

We represent clients in data theft matters to stop the ongoing threat, obtain evidence against the threat actor, including civilian search orders, prosecute the threat actor, conduct any mandatory breach notification and assist the client to maintain their reputation. We have run similar cases before and have won similar cases before. 

IP ACQUISITIONS

Are you gaining legal title of the IP the Vendor is selling? Are you certain that the Vendor owns the IP it claims to own? Our experienced Principal has has performed intellectual property due diligences relating to the acquisition of software/assets worth hundreds of millions of dollars; Benefit from her experience. 

Let us solve your legal puzzle with our experience 

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