IP Lawyers Sydney

Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property (or IP) is complicated at best but it is essential for Australian business owners to understand as getting it wrong could be detrimental. Put simply, Intellectual Property is an intangible asset that is protected under federal legislation and common law. It is a cornerstone to many businesses, especially start-ups and small family businesses.

Australian IP laws are in place to help encourage innovation and protect businesses and their competitive advantage. Australia is also a signatory to a multiple international agreement that protect IP in other countries and even has a dedicated agency for administering IP rights and legislation called ‘IP Australia’.

The most common types of IP rights include:

  • Patents: protect inventions and new processes
  • Trademarks: protect logos, words and other branding
  • Copyright: protect art, writing, music, film, and computer programs
  • Registered Designs: protects the visual design of a product
  • Circuit Layout Rights: protect layout designs or plans of integrated circuits used in computer-generated designs
  • Plant Breeders Rights: protect the commercial rights of new plant varieties
  • Trade Secrets: this is the protection of confidential information including secret formulas, processes, and methods used in production

At Green & Associates Solicitors, what sets us apart is our addiction to not only achieving your target or goal, but doing it in the quickest, cheapest and most impressive way possible. Each and every one of our clients can expect that from us in every matter we undertake.

We are a law firm located on the border of Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs and the CBD, and have a notable 95% success rate. With over 20 years combined experience and over 1,000 cases, we have the knowledge, skill and experience to achieve the result you want. It is our practicality, honesty, transparency, genuineness, determination, devotion and tenacity that sets us apart in choosing who to protect your interests when dealing with any sale or purchase of business. If you or someone you know needs help with intellectual property, contact our team today for a free initial consultation, and take the first step to securing the legal advice and assistance you deserve.

We speak your language, and have an ability to understand the nuances of even niche or novel business concepts or personal dilemmas quickly and concisely. We take a strategic & practical approach, and our clients are always pleased with how quickly we cut through the red tape and get the job done.

We have transparent and reasonable fees, and new clients are regularly surprised with how up front and honest we are (and a standard 10% early-payment discount also helps).

Our communication is also regular and we operate on full disclosure, so our clients are kept updated at every step of the way and across all the details of their matter or case.

Our staff are approachable, dedicated and happy, and always available for a chat (or a pet, in the case of our dog), so feel free to get in touch for an initial consultation free of charge.

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