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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International Services


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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.

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Awards



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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Greg Munt - Principal
Greg has a wide ranging intellectual property practice covering patents, trade marks and designs. He is actively involved in the Asian Patent Attorney Association and currently is a Senior Vice President of the Association. With nearly 30 years experience as a registered patent attorney and registered trade mark attorney. A long-standing involvement with a range of Australian and overseas clients in the mining, minerals processing, steelmaking and fabrication, solar, and packaging industries. A particular invol...
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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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News & publications



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Country of origin food labelling revisited

October 30, 2014

On 27 October 2014 the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Agriculture and Industry tabled a report entitled “A clearer message for consumers – Report on the enquiry into country of origin labelling for food”.

Despite the fact there have been a raft of public reviews and legislative and regulatory attempts to clarify the laws relating to country of origin food labelling in Australia, the legal environment surrounding such claims remains confusing and ambiguous.


Trade mark registration for backgrounds of product-labels

October 27, 2014

In order to counter the “scourge” of home-brands and look-alike products, many brand owners of fast moving consumer goods have tried to seek trade mark registration for the background colours and background designs that appear on their products - that is, separate from the distinctive brands and logos that sit on top of the backgrounds.


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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.



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Country of origin food labelling revisited

October 30, 2014

On 27 October 2014 the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Agriculture and Industry tabled a report entitled “A clearer message for consumers – Report on the enquiry into country of origin labelling for food”.

Despite the fact there have been a raft of public reviews and legislative and regulatory attempts to clarify the laws relating to country of origin food labelling in Australia, the legal environment surrounding such claims remains confusing and ambiguous.


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