Intellectual Property Law
Greyson Legal | Intellectual Property Lawyers
Generally, IP rights encompass:
circuit layout designs
plant breeder rights
Intellectual property (IP) and protection of rights related to IP is an important issue for businesses, entrepreneurs, artists, inventors and the like. IP can be a significant asset, so ensuring those IP rights are appropriately identified; protected; and that infringement are dealt with correctly should be a key element of any IP risk minimisation strategy.
Intellectual property (IP) is a form of intangible property right created by a person through their mind, for example, creating an invention or a piece of art.
Greyson Legal can assist in identifying and implementing legal solutions to help you protect and maximise the value of your IP.
Our Intellectual Property Practice Areas
Copyright is a form of intellectual property which provides a way of protecting a person’s original expression of their ideas. For example, an artist who paints a picture or a composer who writes music would own the copyright in the picture or composition they created.
A trade mark is a way of identifying a particular good, service or business. When one talks about a “brand” this is typically a reference to a trademark.
Once registered, the owner has a legally enforceable and exclusive right to that trade mark. Such rights also enable the trade mark owner to licence its use or ever sell the IP right. For example, a Franchisor may licence its Franchisees to use the Franchisor’s trade mark in promotion of the franchised business.
Where a person has invented a device, substance, process or method which has the characteristic of providing a “new” way of doing something, or offers a new solution to a problem, it is important that the owner’s IP rights in the invention are protected.
A patent is the vehicle for protecting such rights.
IP Licensing | IP Agreements
Although intellectual property is intangible, it can still comprise a significant asset. As a type of property, IP rights can be purchased and sold or licensed to others for their use.
Some IP Clients we have Assisted
Greyson Legal | IP Lawyers is a boutique commercial law firm providing intellectual property legal services. We are proud to represent our IP clients.
Greyson Legal I IP Lawyers assisted Pest Control Qld Pty Ltd with:
incorporating an IP holding company
IP Licensing Agreements
Trademark Assignment Agreements
Copyright Transfer Agreements
Trade Mark registration
Greyson Legal represented Goop Guys Pty Ltd through provision of:
IP Licensing Agreements
Trade Mark Registration
Greyson Legal assisted Nilesh Champaneri with:
IP Assignment Agreement
Trade Mark Advice
Trade Mark Registration,
in relation to the "Agnes Eats" children's book.
Greyson Legal | IP Lawyers helped Tam Sainsbury and Gemini Arts & Media Pty Ltd with:
Assignment of Copyright
Production Grant Agreement with Screen Australia,
in relation to the film productions:
Greyson Legal | IP Lawyers provided copyright advice to a client in relation to:
related to an agreement with a playwright
Greyson Legal helped a client resolve a dispute over copyright ownership in building designs.
Greyson Legal represented a client in trade mark negotiations with a US business operated by the actress Gwyneth Paltrow.
Greyson Legal | IP Lawyers were involved in preparing a Software Service Agreement and Software Licence Agreement for a client dealing with Local Government in relation to digital data record management.
Greyson Legal Clients
The above are a sample of some of the intellectual property matters we have been involved with. We provide a range of commercial law and IP legal advice. For further details on how we help you, give us a call.
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