Know how and intellectual property is a significant asset in today’s digital world, so businesses need to understand how to identify, protect and commercialise it. ClarkeKann Intellectual Property is geared towards anticipating and meeting our clients’ legal services needs, whether it’s advising on the registration and commercialisation of intellectual property or taking action against the infringement of intellectual property rights.
Acting for clients across a range of industries, from media and advertising, software and digital technologies, to research, manufacturing and resources, our lawyers are across the increasingly rapid growth in new technologies and the impact for clients in areas such as privacy, data security and social media.
Advising on intellectual property commercialisation, including trademark advice and licensing arrangements.
Managing a large, international trademark portfolio, including advising on applications, oppositions, and contentious matters.
Advising on the enforcement of patent rights for one of the world's largest bicycle manufacturers.
Advising this specialised software company on software licensing, sale of business assets, expansion into the United States, corporate restructuring, privacy and social media risks, and recent capital injection by Seek Limited to take up a substantial equity position in the Jobadder group.
Advising on trademarks and intellectual property protection.
Advising the largest Australian owned and managed lift company on the successful defence of patent infringement claims by a third party competitor regarding proprietary lift technology.
Managing a large, international trademark portfolio for the second largest magazine publisher in Australia, and advising on online and digital publishing issues.
Advising on trademark registrations in Australia and New Zealand and privacy issues.
Advising on copyright infringement, content licensing, regulatory and consumer issues, including for Setanta's online delivery platform, Setanta Sports Plus.