intellectual property

Intellectual property is an asset that should be part of any business strategy. Whether it’s trade marks, designs, patents, trade secrets or copyright, it’s what makes your business special and stand out from everyone else. You need to protect and enforce it to maintain your position in the market.

Macpherson Kelley’s award winning IP lawyers help businesses harness and exploit the value of their intellectual property. Our lawyers are business advisors who look at where IP fits into your overall business strategy and how to make it work for you. Whether you need to licence IP to a third party, file a trade mark application in China or stop copycats, the team uses its experience to ensure you’re protected.


application and competitor watching services
australian border force notices of objection (customs watches)
brand, product and technology licensing
business names
confidential information and trade secrets
copyright, trade marks, patents, designs
counterfeit goods
international ip protection
ip ownership consolidation and transfer
ip reviews and audits
IT software and internet advice
plant breeders rights
registration and renewal of ip rights
social media, domain names and cybersecurity