IP Transactions, Ownership & Licensing

Our attorneys regularly advise clients in relation to commercialising their IP, including ownership, licensing and IP transactions.

We regularly advise clients in relation to commercialising their IP. When entering into negotiations for contracts involving IP it is important that client’s interests are protected and that the appropriate rights are secured in the transaction.

We have the experience and focus to help guide you through what is a technical legal area to achieve a result that meets your commercial aims for all of your non-contentious IP requirements.

Our services include:

  • Drafting assignments and licences
  • IP contract reviews
  • IP due diligence
  • IP audits
  • Developing IP ownership and licensing structures
  • Dispute settlement agreements
  • Recording transactions at Intellectual Property Offices

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