Intellectual Property

Intellectual property (IP) and protection of rights related to IP is an important issue for businesses, entrepreneurs, artists, inventors and the like. IP can be a significant asset, so ensuring those rights are appropriately protected and that infringement anddisputes are dealt with correctly should be a key element of any risk minimisation strategy.

IP also comprises an important component within the franchising sector. 

Greyson Legal can assist in identifying and implementing legal solutions to help you protect and maximise the value of your IP. 

Within Greyson Legal's Intellectual Property Law practice area we provide a number of legal services:

  • General IP advice
  • Copyright advice
  • Australian Trademarks advice, searching, registration and oppositions
  • International Trademarks registration through WIPO-Madrid Protocol
  • Patents advice and registration
  • Assistance with commercialisation of IP
  • IP Agreements
  • Software Licensing
  • Computer Hardware Service Agreements
  • Website terms, conditions and policy of use
  • Web site disclaimers
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Internet law
  • Enforcing and defending IP infringements
  • Domain Name registration

 Examples of IPmatters the Principal has been involved in:

  • trade mark negotiations on behalf of client with a US business operated by the actress Gwyneth Paltrow;
  • trade mark registrations in China, India, Singapore, New Zealand, USA, Thailand and other overseas countries;
  • IP Licensing Agreements between a professor at QUT and Ireland joint venturer in the biomedical sciences sector;
  • transfer of Patent in relation to a water purification invention;
  • Australian trade mark advice and registration for numerous clients in different industries, such as: horse racing, protective coatings, health food, marketing, etc

Commercial Law

Commercial law is a broad area of law which covers commerce, business, property, leasing, contracts, finance, insurance, chattels, employment, corporate and the like.

As a commercial law firm, Greyson Legal provide legal advice and transaction document preparation across the full range of commercial law matters.

Below is a summary of some of the matters that Greyson Legal deals with in its Commercial Law practice area: 

  • General commercial advice
  • Contracts
  • Consumer law
  • Trade Practices
  • Statutory compliance
  • Business law
  • Business sales and acquisitions
  • Company law
  • Company incorporation
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Buy/Sell Agreements
  • Share Sale Agreements
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Distribution Agreements  
  • Restraint/Non-Compete Deeds
  • Deeds of Release & Indemnity
  • Trusts Law
  • Bankruptcy/insolvency advice
  • Risk Management
  • General property advice
  • Residential/commercial/industrial property sales and acquisitions 
  • Employment and Contractors
  • Loans/Mortgages
  • Deeds of Guarantee
  • Deeds of Security/PPSR Securities Registration
  • Chattel sale agreements
  • Service agreements
  • Management agreements
  • Transport agreements
  • Caretaker agreements
  • Facilities agreements
  • Building contracts and disputes
  • Disclaimers
  • Insurance advice
  • Terms & conditions of trade
  • Legal Research
  • Retail Shop Leasing
  • Commercial/office/industrial Leasing
  • Occupation Licenses
  • Fitout Agreements
  • Incentive Deeds
  • Seating Licenses
  • Deeds of Assignment
  • Deeds of Surrender
  • Lease Registration