We believe that every person is entitled to have the benefit of good legal advice for a reasonable fee
Proctor Phair Lawyers has been in practice since 1962 and collectively we have 80 years experience and can provide you with advice and represent you in the following areas of practice:
Intellectual Property Law
We can provide you with practical advice concerning copyright law, including subsistence of copyright, copyright authorship and ownership, copyright duration, copyright exploitation, copyright in databases, moral rights, performers’ rights, copyright infringement, defences, and remedies.
We can also provide advice on legal protection for designers and design-owners, including design registration, design ownership rights, design infringement, infringement defences and remedies, and limited protection of unregistered and published designs under copyright law.
We provide advice on registration of domain names, and domain names disputes both through the Federal court and through alternate dispute Tribunals.
We provide advice on the tort of passing off, including elements of the tort, defences, limitation period, and remedies.
We can assist you in the law relating to patents, including elements of patentability, the patent application and grant procedure, scope of protection granted to registered patents, patent exploitation, and patent infringement, defences and remedies.
We can assist you in your trade marks including procedure relating to trade marks both here and overseas, including unauthorised use of registered trade marks, falsification of trade mark register, false representation of trade mark as registered, selling, possessing and importing goods with false marks, and forfeiture of infringing goods and materials.
We can provide you with advice relating to the protection of trade secrets, know-how and goodwill, including confidential information and implied terms in employment contracts, the law of confidence and actions for breach of confidence, and confidential information and restraint of trade clauses.
- Administrative Law and Judicial Review
- Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law
- Banking and Finance Law
- Building and Construction Law
- Commercial Law
- Consumer Law
- Contract Law
- Conveyancing and Property Law
- Corporate Law
- Employment Law
- Equity and Trusts
- Family Law
- Intellectual Property Law
- Leases and Tenancies
- Media and Communications
- Partnership and Business Entities
- Personal Property Law
- Personal Property Securities
- Will and Estate Planning