Patents, Trade Marks & IP Law | Griffith Hack | Australia

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At Griffith Hack we recognise that our clients' intellectual property is a precious and valuable asset.

With an unrivalled depth of technical expertise and litigation experience, our specialised practice offers the highest calibre of intellectual property advice and services, tailored to meet the broad demands of individual client business strategies.

We can work with you to obtain the protection and outcomes you need.

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Drilling into the patent landscape of fracking

Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, has had a major impact on gas production in the United States, and could have the same impact in Australia. This paper discusses patents in fracturing and how Network Patent Analysis can help explore and further understand developments in this increasingly important technology.

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Griffith Hack has been ranked Tier 1 "Highly Recommended' for Prosecution, Tier 2 'Silver' for Litigation and 'Recommended' for Transactions by IAM Patent 1000: The World's Leading Patent Practitioners 2014.

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Robert Wulff - Principal & Engineering National Practice Group Leader
Robert's diverse patent practice is focused on chemical and mechanical engineering and the applied chemistry fields, covering the resources industries, including mining, metals, minerals processing and hydrometallurgical technologies, petrochemicals, petroleum exploration and refining; clean and efficient energy technologies; steel production and end-uses; waste treatment, processing and reuse; packaging and closure systems; and food technology and processing. A registered patent attorney, Robert provid...
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Industry focus

Clean & sustainable technologies

The Griffith Hack Clean & Sustainable Technologies Group is Australia’s pre-eminent provider of IP services to organisations that develop technologies with a reduced environmental impact. Our clients in this area are varied across:

  • Start-ups
  • Research organisations
  • Large Corporations

We have been immersed in these technologies for many years. We constantly monitor technological developments, review relevant economic and legislative developments, and align ourselves with key industry, academic and governmental players. Why? Click below to find out.

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Latest Videos

Copyright: way forward uncertain despite ALRC recommendation – BRR Media iBrief with Andrew Goatcher

April 1, 2014

Principal Andrew Goatcher discusses the adoption of the Fair Use Exception in answer to criticisms of the present Copyright Act provisions on fair dealing with BRR Media.

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Griffith Hack discusses key 2013/2014 patent litigation judgments in The Patent Lawyer Magazine

November 26, 2014

Griffith Hack Lawyers Nick Stamatiou and Jacky Mandelbaum have been featured in the October/November edition of The Patent Lawyer Magazine*, discussing key patent litigation judgments in 2013/2014. Key cases featured in the article include MPEG LA, L.L.C. v Regency Media Pty Ltd [2014] FCA 180 and Damorgold Pty Ltd and Vertilux Corporation Pty Ltd v JAI Products Pty Ltd [2014] FCA 150.

Interim Costs Orders
What are they? Why does your client need one?

November 18, 2014

Interim costs orders enable the recovery of legal costs sooner rather than later.

Essentially, an interim costs order involves the Court ordering the immediate payment of an amount that is less than the amount which the successful party would be likely to achieve following a detailed assessment.

An unsuccessful party to litigation is usually ordered to pay the successful party’s legal costs. However, the assessment of costs can be a cumbersome, time consuming and expensive process, which undermines the value of the costs order. Interim costs orders address this problem.


Events & Seminars

INNOVATIVITY Melbourne - Innovation the key to business success

May 1, 2014

Join us for a FREE informative evening and learn how new skills, tools and techniques in innovation can help your business drive revenue, grow profits and reach global markets.

In the Public

BREAKING NEWS: Computer implemented business methods are not patentable in Australia

November 10, 2014

The Full Federal Court has today dismissed an appeal from the decision in Research Affiliates LLC v The Commissioner of Patents. The appeal raised the question of whether computer implementation of an otherwise unpatentable business scheme is sufficient to make the claimed method properly the subject of letters patent.

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