Intellectual Property & Technology

Technology and the protection of intellectual property is critical to business success. We provide commercially sound, strategic legal advice in all areas of technology and intellectual property law to Australian and international clients in both the public and private sectors.

Our clients turn to us for advice on identifying, developing, commercialising and protecting their intellectual property. They rely on our expertise to help protect their businesses and proceed with confidence on a broad range of matters, including general intellectual property advice, protection strategies, infringement litigation, trademark prosecution and oppositions, licence and assignment agreements, commercialisation agreements, domain name issues and intellectual property audits. We advise on all areas of law relating to patents, trademarks, copyright, designs and confidential information.

Our technology law expertise covers a variety of agreements including licences, R&D, consultancy, grant and cooperative research centre agreements. We have a broad range of clients across a variety of technology-based industries including biotechnology and medical research, information and communication technology and clean/green technology. Technology and telecommunication service providers trust our expertise in relation to software development, software licensing, software support, facilities management, hosted services, hardware supply, integration, project and other ICT services agreements. We also assist our clients with information technology procurement and advise them on their dealings with ICT vendors and service providers.

Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Litigation

Trade Marks

IT & Telecomms



Cyber Security

Privacy & Data Protection


Tim O’Callaghan

Deputy Managing Partner

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