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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Off the Shelf Patent Protection
|The Australian oil and gas sector, much of which operates offshore, represents an enormous economic opportunity for the nation. However, few – if any – of the companies that operate in Australian waters have considered their exposure to IP risks.|
|Griffith Hack has been named IP Specialist Firm of the Year by Australasian Legal Business (ALB) for three years running (2011, 2012 and 2013).|
Carmel Norris - Trade Mark Searcher
Experience: Carmel has 25 years experience in trademark/infringement searching using specialist skills involved in formulating search strategies on a professional level as a senior searcher. Carmel also has extensive experience in the use of IP Australia search engines such as the on-line mainframe system & ATMOSS. Carmel worked at another National IP firm for 6 years and has also had experience as a technical librarianRead more
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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:|
|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.|
Copyright: way forward uncertain despite ALRC recommendation – BRR Media iBrief with Andrew GoatcherApril 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.
The development of new chemical compounds (and increasingly of biologics) for the treatment of human medical ailments remains the primary focus of the world's major pharmaceutical companies. However, the immense cost associated with the development of new chemical entities and biologics provides great incentive for pharmaceutical companies to research new uses for existing drugs.
On 12 March 2014 the new Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 came into effect and made many significant changes to the Privacy Act 1988.
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Griffith Hack maintained its Tier 3 ranking in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2014, which was released online today. Wayne Condon and Russell Berry were once again listed as “Leading Individuals”, while Derek Baigent and John Lee were “also recommended”.
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