Patents, Trade Marks & IP Law | Griffith Hack | Australia
Working with clever people
|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 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. |
Ben Mawby - Lawyer
Ben qualified as a lawyer in early 2012 after completing a traineeship with Griffith Hack. Before commencing his traineeship he worked as a paralegal with the law group for three years whilst completing his studies. Ben has experience across all areas of IP law with a particular focus on pharmaceutical patent work, complemented by his background in chemistry, and compilation copyright which was the focus of his honours thesis. Ben has experience drafting advice in all areas of intellectual property law and has b...Read 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.
In Alice Corp v CLS Bank International the US Supreme Court affirmed the framework from Mayo Collaborative Services v. Prometheus Laboratories as the primary tool for assessing inventions involving any implied exceptions to patentability in the US: laws of nature, natural phenomena, and abstract ideas. This has raised a lot of questions for those who work with software based and computer implemented inventions.
Griffith Hack in association with Life Sciences Queensland Limited is pleased to be supporting the Roadmap to Biobusiness in India: Opportunities, IP and Regulatory Issues seminar on 31 July.
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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
The Federal Government’s 2014-15 Budget has been heralded as the catalyst for generational change within the Australian economy. A review of the programs and initiatives retained or established by the Budget reveals the Government’s intention – to move the Australian economy away from its reliance on mining and low value-add manufacturing and towards industries that build on knowledge, innovation and entrepreneurship.
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