The Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick Group is a specialist intellectual property (IP) firm, offering clients a comprehensive range of services from conception to enforcement. Our mission is to identify, protect, manage and enforce your IP assets, creating an IP strategy that is in line with your commercial objectives.

As one of the few Australian businesses that solely focuses on IP, our clients have access to a diverse team of attorneys whose experience matches the technical diversity of their IP assets.

We offer services to clients through three key organisations, each specialising in a different aspect of IP:

  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick (POF) – A patent and trade mark attorney firm specialising in obtaining and maintaining patents, trade marks, registered designs and plant breeder’s rights.
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick Lawyers (POFL) ­­– An in-house law firm with a strong reputation in IP litigation and advising on and drafting IP agreements. With the majority of our lawyers being experienced registered patent attorneys with qualifications in science or engineering, our technical expertise gives us the advantage of understanding the key technical issues in patent litigation.
  • IP Organisers (IPO) – A specialist search and investigations company providing IP research and searching services, as well as IP portfolio audits and reporting services. As a registered investigation agency, IPO also has an in-house private investigator.

With a proven history and strong reputation built on over 125 years’ experience, we manage our clients’ IP portfolios across Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu and South-East Asia, as well as globally through our network of trusted associate firms.