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Our lawyers have experience in protecting copyright in Australia and overseas for our clients. We work with designers, writers, musicians, artists and content creators, from individuals and sole traders to medium and large organisations.

Our expertise includes:

  • Contract review and drafting, with a focus on protecting and licensing copyrighted items
  • Strategic management of copyright in digital assets, musical works, literary works and artistic works
  • Conducting due diligence investigations and IP audits
  • Defending allegations of copyright infringement.
  • Preparing letters of demand relating to copyright infringment
  • Preparing deeds of assignment of copyright for use with employees, contractors and freelance developers
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Our relevant and notable experience includes:

  • Representing various clients in defending allegations of infringement relating to musical works, literary works, artistic works including architectural drawings
  • Advising a client on and preparing a strategy for tracking and recording the creation of copyright works during a hackathon
  • Preparing letters of demand for a client where drawings and text were reproduced and used without authorisation
  • Preparing numerous deeds of assignment of intellectual property for many clients for use with employees, contractors and freelance developers
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