Partnering with clients to provide on-demand contract lawyers, giving in-house legal teams the confidence to be agile.
Protecting commercially valuable information is a fundamental concern of any business. MinterEllison’s intellectual property lawyers are internationally regarded as experts in this field and have assisted some of Australia’s largest organisations to implement strategies to protect their confidential information and trade secrets.
Our work involves drafting and advising on employment obligations and non-disclosure agreements, preparing intellectual property assignments and ownership agreements, conducting intellectual property due diligence and risk assessment, developing and delivering tailored training and compliance programs, obtaining urgent injunctive relief, representing domestic and international clients in large-scale litigation, and representing clients in breach of confidence actions. Our team also regularly advises on restraints of trade and intellectual property-related competition law issues.
Our clients range across all industry sectors, including the commercial, academic and research, natural resources and mining, manufacturing and technology sectors.