Intellectual Property

With increased presence of business and individuals online, intellectual property is the key to brand protection and reputation. At Koffels we understand the importance of your intellectual property rights and endeavour to provide advice that add value to your business by identifying, registering and protecting your rights from any disparagement and infringement.

If you are seeking to manage your intellectual property rights not only nationally but holistically across borders, our experienced team can provide responsive service on a wide spectrum of intellectual property protection and litigation including:

  • Registration and certification of trademarks and assessment of whether a trademark can be registered or used for your business
  • Intellectual property opposition application and responding to opposition application made by third parties
  • Advice on worldwide intellectual property protection
  • Advice on intellectual property law in Australia
  • Protection of contents published in different formats including online
  • Brand protection including logo design, word usage, colour and other factors that can be protected
  • Database protection
  • Domain name disputes and transactions
  • Anti-counterfeiting
  • Parallel imports
  • Misuse of confidential information including trade secrets
  • Infringement proceedings including misleading and deceptive conduct and passing off
  • Sale and assignment of Intellectual Property
  • Commercialisation and licensing of Intellectual Property
  • Software and IT agreements
  • All litigation process including obtaining remedies, injunctions and defence for allegations of breach

For international clients dealing with international trade, we can also advise as to Australian law as it relates to the information and exportation of articles which may be subject to intellectual property rights.