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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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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International Services



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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 here to find out.

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Senate approves $100 million cap on R&D tax incentives

February 16, 2015

On Tuesday the Senate passed legislation which puts limits on tax relief for research and development. Tracey Murray discusses the changes.


Changes to the R&D Tax Incentive

February 13, 2015

The Tax Laws Amendment (Research and Development) Bill 2013 was initially introduced by the Federal Government as a way of reducing the Government’s expenditure on R&D Tax Credits, by excluding companies with an annual assessable income of greater than $20 billion from making an R&D claim. Treasury anticipated that this measure would provide $1.1 billion in savings over a four year period, or $350 million in the 2014/2015 year. This was anticipated to affect fewer than 25 companies.


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