Intellectual Property, Information Technology & Software
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We have experience and expertise in the full range of commercialisation services. We advise clients on the commercialisation of their IP and IT, helping to ensure they are able to maximise the return and minimise the risks involved.
Our lawyers can advise if you are looking to licence your technology to an existing company or set up a new company to develop the technology.
Our expertise includes:
IP management and protection strategies, an essential part of the commercialisation process
Assisting with grant applications
Preparation and advising in relation to:
capital raising and subscription agreements
IP assignment agreements
employment and consulting agreements
Advising on, reviewing and drafting privacy policies and website terms and conditions
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Our relevant and notable experience includes:
Acting for Coogee Chemicals in relation to commercialisation with CSIRO of novel industrial technology
Acting for numerous software and IT related start-ups, advising on all legal aspects of their businesses and commercialisation strategies
Acted for First Physio in relation to commercialisation of the Halo medical device- shareholder agreements, subscription agreements, IP assignment agreements, sale agreements
Acting for GSS and GMapps in relation to IP ownership arrangements with respect to novel minerals exploration technology- shareholder agreements, subscription agreements, IP assignment agreements, etc
Acting in a wide range of matters for clients involved in consumer products, agribusiness, wine and processing relating to the commercialisation of intellectual property
A Director of Williams + Hughes, Damian Quail, has served on the Board of Directors of several technology companies, including epiTactix, a CSIRO spinout developing novel gallium arsenide semiconductors, and IMapps, a developer of mobile phone apps
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Privacy policies and procedures: Australian businesses may have to comply with European GDPR laws
On Friday 25 May 2018 the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect, giving...
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