Griffith Hack

Intellectual Property Department

Australia
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What the team is known for Independent national firm with a strong track record handling major IP transactions and deep experience in IP litigation, with particular expertise in pharmaceutical patent disputes. Strong trade mark expertise, including enforcement, filings and oppositions. Well versed in copyright and brand protection and plant breeders' rights.

Strengths Referees note: "They are intellectual property specialists with extensive experience and expertise in this specialist area."

Another adds: "Their specialisation in intellectual property matters is key in deciding to use this firm, particularly for more complex matters."

Work highlights Acted for Sony on a patent infringement claim against Vitaly Pilkin and Vladimir Miroshnichko in regards to its PS Vita hand-held game.

Advised LG Electronics on trade mark opposition against Beats Electronics before the Trade Marks Office and Federal Court of Australia.

Notable practitioners

Principal Derek Baigent is a key contact at the firm.