Commencing legal proceedings can be an important step in resolving a dispute. In some situations, it may be the only way to bring a swift end to infringing conduct that threatens to damage or destroy your business, or to prevent an infringer destroying evidence of wrong-doing.

We can represent your business in IP litigation in the Federal Court, the Federal Circuit Court, the various State Supreme Courts and on appeal before the High Court of Australia. We also act in contested matters concerning registration of intellectual property rights decided by IP Australia. Some of the multinational clients we have successfully represented in litigation include:

  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • Exxon-Mobil Oil Corporation
  • Société Bic SA, and
  • Assa Abloy.

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

Who to contact

BSc LLB FIPTA

Chris is the firm’s Commercial/Litigation practice group leader. He has extensive experience in conducting litigation for local and international clients, and has conducted cases concerning the validity and enforcement of patents, trade marks and designs, as well as the obtainment of rights in appeals from the Australian Intellectual Property Office.

To find out more, please contact

Chris at chris.schlicht@pof.com.au

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.