Australian intellectual property (IP) law is designed to inspire and facilitate innovation and enable businesses that develop original IP to gain a competitive advantage over those who don’t. Applying for IP can be vital for building business brand and establishing market presence.
Intellectual Property (IP) refers to creations of the mind: inventions, literary and artistic works, and symbols, names, images, and designs used in commerce. Company names, business names and domain names are not IP. While Company, business and domain names are not IP, they are still important for a business to protect, as they form part of its identity, reputation and brand.
IP is categorised into:
It is essential that the IP of your business is protected. Often this can be one of the most valuable assets of a business. It is important to consider before setting up a business (domains, website branding, logos, icons, company names etc.) to ensure that the name/s you want are still available and no one else has anything similar.
Our team are experts in providing advice to clients on all aspects of intellectual property law and regularly act on behalf of clients to register and protect their intellectual property.
We have conducted cases in various jurisdictions both in Australia and overseas to protect our clients IP assets when they have been challenged. Our team is here to protect your valuable business assets.
The FC Lawyers business services team will clearly outline our fee structure and will provide you with a fixed quote whilst acting in your best interests.
Contact our team today to discuss your Intellectual Property legal matters.
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