Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers

Intellectual Property Department

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What the team is known for Substantial group of specialists with skills across the full range of IP services, from the management and sales of IP assets through to litigation, including copyright infringement as well as trade mark and patent oppositions. Experienced advising a broad variety of clients from large multinational corporations to domestic sports administrative bodies.

Strengths According to one client, the firm has "a reputation of excellence, a wide scope of services, scalable resourcing, personable consultation, a big-picture, client-focused mindset and good value orientation."

Another client highlights that "the firm provides a personalised service and is always curious about the broader business that we operate and how the firm can add meaningful value."

Work highlights Successfully represented Philip Morris International with regard to British American Tobacco's opposition to its extension of protection to the trade mark Tetrapod to Australia in respect of various goods and services.

Notable practitioners

Principal and head of the firm Khajaque Kortian is a key practice contact.