Intellectual Property (IP) Commercialisation,  Structuring and Brand Protection

Intellectual Property (IP) Commercialisation, Structuring and Brand Protection

Balfour Meagher often acts as the trusted advisors for nascent through to long-established IP owners and management in technology and service-based organisations, where protecting and commercialisation the value in its IP assets are key business objectives and a strategic necessity.
We  work alongside our clients, and collaboratively with their other advisors, through the process of getting their businesses investment-ready.  Our pro-active approach ensures you hold your assets in entities that are risk minimised and tax-effective: whether our clients are seeking to apply for or commercialise their assets, locally or internationally, Balfour Meagher will guide your business through every step of the process.
We assist our clients in making informed business decisions and helping them assertively negotiate to achieve favourable outcomes for all parties. We also work regularly official registrars such as IP Australia and .AU Domain Administration (AuDA)
Our team works closely with our clients to develop and implement an effective strategy for their business’ particular needs. This includes non-registrable IP rights, such as copyright and unregistered designs as well as unregistered trademarks, since their lack of registration often results in issues concerning even basic legal considerations of ownership, creation, jurisdiction and use.
  • Correct Intellectual Property Asset Structuring and Master Licensing Arrangements
  • Identification and monetisation of IP and related intangible assets
  • Business planning and risk mitigation strategies
  • Confidentially and Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Registration of Intellectual Property
  • Brand protection, management, and commercial exploitation of Intellectual Property
  • Brand Registration & Protection
  • ‘IP-protective’ Employment, Contractor and Consulting Agreements
  • Registered Business vs. Domain Names vs. Trademarks
  • IP and Technology Law due diligence and M&As
  • Domain Name Sales and transfers
  • Domain Name Advisory
  • Trademark Registration
  • Trademark Searching and Clearance
  • Trademark Renewal
  • Trademark Licensing & Assignment
  • Passing-off and Trademark infringement
  • ‘IP-protective’ Employment, Contractor and Consulting Agreements
  • Trade Mark versus Business Name versus Domain Name Disputes
  • Working with third-party advisers in respect IP management and investigators in forensic technologies.