Copyright, Trade Mark & Intellectual Property Law

Our Practice

It is important to ensure that the intellectual property rights associated with your creative efforts, your business name and your reputation are well protected. Shand Taylor Lawyers is experienced in assisting clients to identify and protect valuable intellectual property rights. Our qualified legal team is able to assist you with the preparation of the relevant applications or licences to protect your rights and the goodwill of your business.  We also have experience acting for clients in relation to intellectual property related disputes, including trade marks, copyright, websites and business names.

Our Expertise

Shand Taylor Lawyers has experience in:

  • preparing Australian and international trade mark applications for lodgement with Intellectual Property (IP) Australia
  • providing advice in relation to adverse reports issued by trade mark examiners
  • providing advice in relation to competitors using business names, company names or trade marks
  • providing advice in relation to potential copyright or trade mark infringement
  • providing advice and assistance in relation to trade mark and other intellectual property disputes
  • advising in relation to website and domain name disputes
  • preparing "terms and conditions" for competitions and application for credit forms
  • preparing confidentiality agreements and software licensing agreements and reviewing these documents

Publications

Image Rights as an Athlete: Do you Need Trade Mark Protection?

Our Team

Rod O’Sullivan, Partner
(07) 3307 4568
rosullivan@shandtaylor.com.au

Kimberley Forman, Senior Associate
(07) 3307 4523
kforman@shandtaylor.com.au