GUARD, ENFORCE, AND DEFEND YOUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS FROM CONCEPT TO MARKET WITH COMMERCIALLY FOCUSED ADVICE.

When transforming an inspired idea into a profitable asset, safeguarding your intellectual property every step of the way is critical to retaining your company’s competitive advantage and promoting precious innovation.

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Intellectual property laws are undergoing significant changes influenced by rapid technological advancements and the increasingly interconnected global economy. These shifts are reshaping how businesses safeguard their intellectual property rights, both at home and abroad, necessitating them to adapt to new regulations and standards – and to acquire the strongest legal protection from inception.

Moulis Legal guards your concepts and competitive advantage so you can focus on converting your innovative ideas into income-producing assets when time is of the essence. Our commercially focussed and internationally connected team can help you navigate the complex and evolving landscape of IP law, guiding your strategies for innovation, competition, and expansion within Australia and overseas.

Our ability to adopt a comprehensive approach to your business endeavour is what differentiates us from other IP lawyers. We are a full-service, multi-disciplinary firm, allowing us to offer our clients complementary capabilities in areas including technology, commercial transactions, business structuring, and franchising, in addition to our niche intellectual property management expertise.

Ultimately, we deliver effective end-to-end solutions to allow you to commercialise, manage, and protect your exclusive products and services, and IP assets, wherever your imagination takes them.

OUR SERVICES

CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION AND TRADE SECRETS
COPYRIGHT
DOMAIN NAME DISPUTES
FRANCHISING
IP COMMERCIALISATION AND STRATEGY
IP LICENSING
IP OPPOSITIONS AND DISPUTES
MISLEADING AND DECEPTIVE CONDUCT AND PASSING OFF
PATENTS
REGISTERED DESIGNS
TRADE MARKS
TRADE PROMOTIONS, BRANDING, AND MARKETING

OUR EXPERIENCE

Moulis Legal delivers comprehensive intellectual property solutions that integrate both legal and business considerations.

We are Australian-based commercial and international legal advisers with deep expertise and complete understanding of the business environment in which our clients are operating. Our overarching goal is to gain the strongest protection for our clients’ innovations and competitive edge, both in Australia and overseas, through patent, trade mark, and design registration protection to guard and grow your commercial assets.

Our specialist firm provides intellectual property law expertise combined with commercial capabilities across technology, corporate and commercial, consumer, and competition and regulatory law, enabling us to take a holistic approach to your business venture.

Moulis Legal’s intellectual property lawyers have extensive experience in obtaining protection for innovation spanning various industry spheres, from mechanical engineering and renewable energy technology to biotechnology and medical devices. This allows us to offer adept guidance in this specialised area of law to protect your patents, trade marks, copyrights, and unique business concepts or invention, whatever sector you operate in.

Our lawyers have also provided specialised intellectual property law services to Commonwealth Government departments and agencies. These include the Department of Health, including securing trade mark rights for My Health Record and the Health Star Rating system, the Australian Sports Commission (now Sport Australia), Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority, Airservices Australia and the Royal Australian Mint.

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COMPREHENSIVE SERVICES

Moulis Legal’s IP lawyers welcome and adapt to challenges and changes. Our intellectual property lawyers are committed to facilitating your business ideas and overcoming obstacles. We possess expansive IP expertise, from the provision of strategic legal advice and obtaining patent, trade mark, and design registration protection through to enforcing or your intellectual property rights or defending them against others.

We offer a full range of intellectual property services full scale advice and services in relation to patents, trade marks, designs, copyright material, plant breeder rights, trade secrets, know-how and confidential information, extending to identification, protection, prosecution, commercialisation, and enforcement of intellectual property and related rights. Our breadth of experience also expands to intellectual property audits and strategy services relating to copyright protection, patents, trade marks, and designs. Having identified and secured intellectual property rights, we put together legal documents to give effect to the commercialisation of these rights.

Our team of practical and commercially oriented Australian IP lawyers has filed hundreds of trade mark, patent, and design applications in Australia in a range of international jurisdictions. We provide pre-use freedom to operate and infringement advices, file various types of applications (including internationally), respond to examination reports, conduct hearings, oppositions and IP litigation.

We provide intellectual property law services in Australia for government, large private companies and SMEs including:

  • trade mark, patent, and design filing strategy advice together with Australian and international application, registration, and prosecution services (including conducting opposition proceedings)
  • management of large portfolios of intellectual property rights
  • IP audit services and IP strategy development
  • prosecuting or defending intellectual property infringement allegations
  • drafting and negotiating complex intellectual property licence agreements, including securing relevant rights

Moulis Legal is one of the only law firms in Canberra to have local specialist intellectual property lawyers, patent attorneys and trade mark attorneys.

The experienced IP lawyers in our Brisbane, Melbourne, and Canberra teams are available to assist you in every step of the process, from the conception of your idea to its protection, acquisition, marketing, and most importantly, enforcement and defence of your intellectual property.