Intellectual property is effectively creations of the mind or intellect that are capable of being owned. It primarily encompasses copyright, trademarks and patents as a method to restrict the use of literature or artistic work without adequate recognition or compensation.
Given the ongoing and continuous advancements made throughout the Digital Revolution, the law in Australia has developed significantly to protect intellectual property rights of persons and business’ alike. Most businesses will have intellectual property which is capable of protection. Depending on the nature of your business, your brand strength or dominance in the marketplace, it may be crucial to take steps to ensure that your intellectual property is not able to be used or appropriated by a competitor or other party.
Forge Legal has the expertise to assist you to understand your legal rights in relation to intellectual property matters. Where necessary we can put appropriate barriers in place to best protect your assets from those that seek profit from your efforts.