The MinterEllisonRuddWatts IP practice advises a wide range of clients across various industries on day-to-day and strategic IP issues.
The team provides strategic advice for brand and trade mark development and protection and full trade mark portfolio registration and management services for many local and international businesses.
They advisess on the creation, acquisition, licensing and franchising, commercialisation, protection, dispute resolution and enforcement of rights and have extensive experience in the IP aspects of corporate transactions. They work closely with others in the firm to advise on corporate structuring, capital raising, taxation, human resources, securitisation, transactions, compliance, dispute resolution and litigation.
The team has extensive experience with the Fair Trading Act, marketing, advertising, consumer protection, passing off, trade mark oppositions, dispute resolution and litigation. The team also advise on film and television production, acting for a range of major studios .
Karen Murrell Enterprises
SKYCITY Entertainment Group
Tourism Holdings Limited
Two Degrees Mobile
Westpac New Zealand