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Addisons

Intellectual Property

2 ranked lawyersBand 5AustraliaAsia-Pacific 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Addisons is a notable Sydney-based law firm offering expertise in  a variety of trade mark and copyright services. Assists clients on IP disputes, such as infringement and opposition proceedings, as well as on transactional matters. Able to draw strength from a strong team of partners and qualified lawyers and act on behalf of a number of high-profile clients across various sectors. Notable clients include Bega Cheese, MoneyMe Financial Group and State Asphalts NSW.

Strengths

A client highlights the team's "high level of expertise," describing the team as "very responsive and pleasant to deal with."

Notable practitioners

Donna Short is regularly instructed on various trade mark-related matters, including portfolio management, licensing arrangements, and brand protection. Her commerciality is especially appreciated by clients, one noting: "Donna is extremely commercial and thinks of what is best for the business. She really is exceptional in staying close to her clients to ensure that we are comfortable throughout the entire process."

Karen Hayne is a respected practitioner in the trade mark and copyright space. She frequently acts on all manner of brand protection and enforcement and design protection matters, with a notable expertise in the entertainment industry. One client notes: "She's extremely responsive and has consistently provided quality service."

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Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright


Donna Short
Band 4
Karen Hayne
Band 4