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).|
Tim Staley - Principal
Tim specialises in the drafting and prosecution of patent applications in the IT, computer software, electronics and electrical engineering, and medical device areas. A registered attorney in both the UK and Australia, he has extensive experience in prosecuting Australian, European, US and British patent applications, as well as in patent litigation and opposition procedures in Australia. Tim worked for a firm of patent attorneys in London before joining Griffith Hack in 1992. Tim acts for a number of small and...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.
The latest results from The Australian Legal Affairs Partnership Survey were featured in the AFR and The Australian on Friday. This time every year the survey focuses on women in partnership. Griffith Hack has again received some great results.
Congratulations to Kellie Stonier who has been nominated for the ‘IP Rising Star’ award as part of the Euromoney Legal Media Group Australasian Women in Business Law Awards.
Events & Seminars
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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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