Intellectual Property (IP)
Intellectual Property is often one of the most valuable assets of a business. That’s now true even for businesses which are not traditionally reliant upon IP.
100% of our Clients have valuable Intellectual Property which can be monetised. And so do you.
Intellectual Property Protection
Protecting Intellectual Property through registration of trade marks and patents. Consolidating ownership of valuable IP assets into dedicated IP holding entities to quarantine them from trading and insolvency risk. Smart business structuring to extract and protect income.
Intellectual Property Commercialisation
Commercialising valuable IP assets through licensing, franchising, partnerships, joint ventures, and other models, across Australia and internationally. Identifying and capitalising on monetisation opportunities, while minimising risk.
The 3 key issues to consider when dealing with IP are:
1. The individuals who create or develop IP automatically own it, NOT their employer or company.
(a) Employment Agreement
(b) Contractor Agreement
(c) Intellectual Property Assignment Deed
Contact us now and we will assist you to identify your valuable IP assets and how to ensure that your business actually owns them.
2. Registering a company name or business name DOES NOT make you the owner of that name.
Reach out now and our IP lawyers will help you protect your business identity, and prevent competitors benefiting from your hard earned goodwill.
3. Identify and protect your IP, or you may lose control of it.
Intellectual Property covers business names, trading names, logos, and original works created by you or used in your business. It also includes your “secret sauce”, which might include business systems, processes, methods, know-how, trade secrets, and confidential information.
Reach out now for a comprehensive assessment of your intellectual property, so you can decide what protection measures need to be put in place for your business.