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Banki Haddock Fiora

Intellectual Property

1 ranked lawyersBand 3AustraliaGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Handles IP issues across an expanse of industries and sectors that include entertainment, electronics, food and gaming, including relevant regulatory regimes. Reputed for its skills in contentious trade mark and copyright matters together with managing trade mark portfolios for international clients. Also adept at handling trade mark clearance and prosecution matters.

Strengths

A client describes the team as "very knowledgeable, responsive and able to give solid business advice."

Another client says: "Banki Haddock Fiora provides our organisation with client care that is attentive, proactive and appreciative of our business’s commercial needs and realities, and works regularly and seamlessly alongside our internal legal team. They also have substantial corporate knowledge that is especially valuable."

Work highlights

Acted for the Copyright Agency in Copyright Tribunal proceedings against 39 Australian universities concerning the terms under which the latter copy and communicate works by statutory licence, the original agreement establishing the arrangement having expired in 2018 without the parties having been able to conclude a new one.

Notable practitioners

Kate Haddock "has a vast and deep knowledge of the area," according to a client, who goes on to say: "Kate’s advice is highly valued and always sought." She is frequently instructed on a range of copyright matters, both contentious and non-contentious, including licensing and infringement, Copyright Tribunal proceedings and regulatory advice.

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Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright


Kate Haddock
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