Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick acquires Brand Haven

Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick is pleased to announce the strengthening of its Trade Marks practice team with the acquisition of NSW-based IP firm, Brand Haven.

Brand Haven will be fully integrated into Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick. Director and Principal of Brand Haven, Philip Macken, will be joining Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick on 1 November as Special Counsel. Phil is a registered patent and trade mark attorney with over 30 years’ experience in the field of intellectual property.

Brand Haven was formed at the start of July 2017 and has specialised in assisting clients to create, protect and maintain all rights relating to trade marks. The ongoing management and care of matters handled by Brand Haven will be conducted by Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick. Phil will continue to perform, manage and/or supervise work carried out on for Brand Haven’s clients, as part of Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick.

Ross McFarlane Managing Principal said: “Phil is an outstanding addition to the Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick team, bringing with him a depth of experience and client focus that is so important. I am excited that he and the Brand Haven practice are to become part of Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick and contribute to our growth.”