Intellectual Property legal services

Business/IP Advice

IP and commercial legal advice

Commercial/Business agreements

IP-related commercial services

Trade marks

Trade marks advice, including for businesses who file their own trade mark applications


Margaret is an IP solicitor and trade marks attorney who has 30 years' experience in Intellectual Property and Consumer Protection law, helping a wide range of blue chip and SME clients to commercialise their technology, enforce their intellectual property rights and comply with marketing and labelling laws.  She has worked for two Big Law commercial firms and a boutique Intellectual Property firm and so is able to provide a premium service at realistic rates.  She has a friendly and practical approach and always tries to get the best result for her clients.  Margaret listens to what is important to her clients and uses her expertise to assist them in making decisions.  Check out her blog for some of the latest issues in IP and consumer law.

Margaret is located in Melbourne, Australia but can assist clients from across Australia.

ABN 95883418814      

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Sukh Sandhu

Sukh Sandhu


It gives me great pleasure to write this Testimonial for you in appreciation of all the work and assistance you provided to us regarding a legal matter.

Margaret Ryan was recommended to us, so we were expecting good service and we received it. Margaret comes from very sound legal experience. She is not only a competent and professional solicitor but advised us as a friend on a number of legal issues. Margaret always try to do her best for her clients and achieve the best possible result for them.

Thank you once again for your outstanding service.

I look forward to continuing our business and professional relationships into the future.

Yours sincerely
Sukh Sandhu
Career Calling International

Bruce Hogan

Bruce Hogan


Dear Margaret,

Thank you so much for your guidance.

Your professionalism and easy manner really helped our situation. Your advice was clear and it was a pleasure to work with you.

With thanks and appreciation,

Albury Wodonga Christian Broadcasters Inc.