Margaret can provide a wide range of IP legal services including:

  • IP-related commercial work such as drafting, reviewing and negotiating consultancy agreements, confidentiality agreements (NDA’s), software agreements, distribution and supply agreements, patent/trade mark/copyright/technology licences and assignments etc
  • IP dispute resolution work eg trade mark and copyright infringement and passing off claims
  • Advising on a wide range of IP-related issues as well as on consumer protection, labelling and contractual issues

Margaret can provide cost effective trade mark attorney services.

Margaret is an experienced trade marks attorney and her services are an alternative to either going it alone or engaging a full-service trade marks attorney firm.  You keep control of your application, filing and monitoring it yourself, but you can seek Margaret’s expert advice at any stage of the process.  Margaret charges on a fee-for-service basis, providing advice when you actually need it, avoiding the high fees that can be associated with large IP firms.  Margaret’s services include:
  • Choosing a trade mark
  • Registrability of a trade mark
  • Choosing goods and services to register
  • Trade mark application and registration procedures
  • How to respond to Trade Mark Office objections
  • How to use a trade mark properly
  • Trade mark oppositions, including conducting the opposition and appearing at hearings of the Trade Marks Office
  • Evidence of use, including drafting declarations
  • Drafting commercial documentation, including assignments of trade marks and settlement agreements

Here is a link to Information to help businesses self-file trade mark applications that is included in Margaret’s Blog.