The rapid pace of change in technology shows no signs of slowing down. As such, businesses need intellectual property and technology legal advice that is commercial and up-to-the-minute.
No matter what type of technology you have in development, it is essential to have the right protections in place. This will help ensure your ideas become and remain a commercial success.
Given that it spans many areas of commercial activity and legal regimes, intellectual property is a highly complex, ever-changing area that only experienced corporate lawyers can navigate with certainty.
Our law firm advises a range of clients in this area, from start-up technology businesses through to mid-sized companies engaged in technological innovation and development.
Cooper Grace Ward’s IP and technology law clients operate in sectors as diverse as:
- software development
- online business and e-commerce
- biotechnology and the emerging ‘cleantech’ sector.
Protect your intellectual property and allow your ideas to flourish
Our commercial law experts provide a full suite of services to clients in Brisbane and throughout Australia, in this area of the law, including:
- intellectual property protection strategies
- applying for trade mark registrations and handling trade mark disputes
- preparing intellectual property agreements, including licences to use, manufacture, develop and market confidentiality agreements and agreements dealing with patent rights
- preparing licence agreements from the perspective of both the licensee and licensor and relating to matters as diverse as software, patents, business processes, trademarks, brands and copyright
- commercialisation of technology
- capital raisings and public offerings
- due diligence, mergers and acquisitions
- commercial advice, including advice on all types of contracts and agreements
- workplace relations and safety advice, documentation and litigation
- litigation and dispute resolution.
Navigating a rapidly changing technology law environment
At Cooper Grace Ward, our corporate lawyers have an in-depth understanding of technology and copyright law in a global context.
Having this knowledge and experience is essential when advising clients. This new reality is due to these factors:
- The rise of ‘disruptor’ enterprises
- Unprecedented technological advancement
- Rapid growth in the value of traded – and pirated – copyright works
- Treaties that cross borders to sync domestic copyright regimes amidst globalisation
- The cultural expectation of having liberal access to content and information.
To speak with a lawyer regarding an intellectual property or technology law matter, call Cooper Grace Ward on (07) 3231 2444.