Intellectual Property & Commercialisation

We are regularly called on to assist, advise and resolve disputes in the area of protection, development and commercialisation of intellectual property.  Our recent experience includes:

  • Acting for commercialisers of intellectual property in a number of sectors, including the meat industry, clean energy, manufacturing, biomedical and pharmaceuticals sectors
  • Taking action to defend trade marks in Australia and internationally
  • Assisting in the establishment of a commercialisation fund to raise equity for investment in advanced manufacturing technologies and start-up companies
  • Providing advice on confidentiality and intellectual property arrangements for an ASX 200 company in the pharmaceutical industry

Geoff Rees was a Representative Director of the University of Melbourne on the Board of Uniseed Limited for 14 years.  Uniseed is a $60 million pre-seed technology commercialisation fund established by three leading Australian Universities.