Skip to content
Expert Guidance
Proven Results

We’ve Got You Covered

When it comes to navigating the complexities of intellectual property, count on Coutts for support. Our team boasts extensive experience and a deep understanding of intricate legal nuances. We go the extra mile to ensure that your agreements are not just legally solid but strategically crafted to protect your intellectual property assets.

Adriana Care

Adriana Care
Managing Partner

Book Your Intellectual Property Consultation Now

Protecting your rights. After all, your intellectual property is what sets you apart from your competitors

Coutts Lawyers & Conveyancers works with companies and business owners from a range of industries to protect intellectual property rights. Coutts aims to provide and implement legal solutions that assist the owners of intellectual property in making appropriate decisions to maximise the value of their innovations, brands and ideas.

Securing Your Intellectual Assets in a Dynamic Business Landscape

In an age where innovation drives success, protecting your unique assets has never been more crucial. The intellectual property you possess, your innovations, brand names and designs are invaluable assets that give your business its competitive edge.

Coutts ensures your intellectual property isn’t just protected but is also leveraged to its fullest potential. Whether it’s guiding startups in their initial trademark registration or assisting established entities, Coutts brings the same commitment and expertise.

Coutts can navigate through any intellectual property obstacles and advise on:

Licensing of intellectual property

Coutts possesses a deep understanding of intellectual property licensing. Whether it’s drafting, reviewing, or negotiating intellectual property licence agreements, our experts ensure that the rights and interests of our clients are safeguarded and maximised.

Managing trademarks

Coutts stands out by offering comprehensive services that encompass everything from initial registrations to adeptly handling oppositions, ensuring that our client’s brands and identities remain protected and distinct in the marketplace.

Acting and advising on disputes

Intellectual property disputes can significantly impact businesses and their growth. With Coutts on your side, you have a dedicated team ready to both enforce your IP rights against potential infringements and robustly defend your operations when faced with challenges, ensuring business continuity and reputation preservation.

Each of these extensions offers more depth and context, emphasising the comprehensive and detailed approach Coutts takes in the area of intellectual property.

What to Expect with Coutts Lawyers

Step 1: Initial Contact

Reach out to Coutts Lawyers via our website, phone, or in person. Briefly describe your matter.

Step 2: Consultation Appointment

Schedule and attend a meeting with a Coutts lawyer / Conveyancer to discuss the specifics of your matter and desired outcomes.

Step 3: Information & Legal Advice

Share all related documents and information. Your lawyer / Conveyancer will review everything, clarify aspects as needed, and then advise on the best action course.

Step 4: Action Plan Development

Based on the advice, an appropriate action plan will be formulated. This may involve communication, documentation processes, or further legal steps.

Step 5: Implementation

Execute the action plan, addressing a range of legal scenarios as necessary.

Step 6: Resolution & Closure

Navigate towards a resolution, with the path determined by the nature of the matter. Your Lawyer / Conveyancer will outline any final actions or considerations.

Book Your Intellectual Property Consultation Now

Introducing Adriana

Your Compassionate Lawyer

Meet Adriana, The Managing Partner at Coutts Lawyers & Conveyancers, and the head of our esteemed Property and Commercial Law teams. With over twenty years of expertise, Adriana’s profound experience has fostered unwavering trust among her clients and solidified her esteemed standing within the Macarthur community. Her stature as an authority in Property and Commercial law is well-established.

Adriana Care - Commercial Law Expert
Adriana Care - Commercial Law Expert

Connect with Adriana Today

Contact Lawyer

Multi Award-Winning
Law Firm

Multi Award-Winning Law Firm

Intellectual Property FAQ’s

Intellectual property in Australia refers to legal rights granted to creators and owners of intellectual assets, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. IP is essential for protecting innovation and creativity, encouraging economic growth, and safeguarding the rights of creators and inventors.

Intellectual property in Australia can be protected through various means, including patents (for inventions), trademarks (for branding), copyrights (for creative works), and trade secrets (for confidential information). The specific method of protection depends on the type of intellectual property.

To register trademarks and patents in Australia, you need to apply to the Australian Government’s IP agency, the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade). The application process involves providing detailed information and meeting specific requirements.

The duration of protection varies for different types of intellectual property in Australia. Patents can be protected for up to 20 years, trademarks can be renewed indefinitely, and copyrights typically last for the life of the creator plus 70 years.

If someone infringes your intellectual property rights in Australia, you can seek legal remedies, including injunctive relief (to stop the infringement), damages (financial compensation for losses), and orders for the destruction of infringing goods or products. IP disputes can be resolved through litigation, negotiation, or alternative dispute resolution methods.

Download your FREE Dispute Resolution Guide!

Download Guide - Employment Law
Download Guide