Intellectual Property

Throughout the creative and commercial process a keen understanding of all intellectual property issues is vital for those working in the creative industries. We focus on the creation, protection, commercialisation and exploitation of intellectual property rights and we work with clients to effectively assert their intellectual property interests, in Australia as well as internationally.


Our expertise include:

General Intellectual Property Services

Including copyright ownership, assignment, licensing and infringement; moral rights; and the assignment or acquisition of intellectual property.


Option/purchase agreements, writers agreements, script editing agreements, author’s right, book and online publishing deals.


Music licensing, drafting composer agreements, publishing agreements, assist both music creators and licensees manage their rights and can advise of the practical and commercial considerations creative businesses need to consider when dealing with music rights.


Licence agreements and protection of IP rights in photographs.

Digital Technology

Advising film and television digital service providers - streaming, subscription, content on-demand and download service providers with regard content licencing across national and international services; advice on Australian compliance for international companies; Privacy Act compliance, supplier contracts and digital distribution agreements.

Protection of IP

Non-disclosure/confidentiality agreements; the protection and management of idea development.