Intellectual property can be your most valuable asset and needs to be appropriately protected. We also know that securing the right access to IP rights can be critical to commercial success.
Norton White assists its clients to develop, register, protect, enforce and licence all kinds of intellectual property rights. The firm has particular experience in the drafting of contracts related to intellectual property, including:
licences and sublicences
escrow agreements for source code and other intellectual property
registration of security on the Personal Property Securities Register over patents, trade marks, designs, plant breeder’s rights, copyright and circuit layouts
software and source code agreements
complex IP arrangements including those utilised by the Department of Defence
+ Urgent Relief
Norton White has successfully applied for Anton Piller orders, urgent injunctions and corrective advertising orders on behalf of local and international corporations.
+ Dispute Resolution
Norton White is skilled in mediation and litigation in relation to:
brand protection and passing off
copyright, patent and trade mark validity and infringement
misleading and deceptive advertising
restraint of trade covenant enforcement
advice on copyright and intellectual property rights
We can also assist with trade mark, patent and registered design registrations at IP Australia and internationally through our agent network.