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About us

For more than a century, Griffith Hack has partnered with clients to build, protect and grow their organisations through intellectual property. We focus on the opportunities that matter and make an impact where it counts.

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Our business

Griffith Hack is one of Australia’s leading providers of intellectual property services.

For over 100 years, we have partnered with a wide range of Australian and global clients to help protect and realise the value of their ideas and innovations.

From individual inventors and small businesses to Fortune 500 companies and leading educational, government and research institutions, we have an extensive track record of helping clients’ of all sizes and levels of maturity extract maximum value from their IP assets.

With offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth and a team of over 150 professionals – including over 60 patent & trade marks attorneys and intellectual property (IP) lawyers – we have the coverage and depth to ensure that our clients’ most complex challenges can be met.

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Who we work with

We are trusted advisors to prominent Australian and global organisations and brands.

Our worldwide client base includes small start-ups, leading Australian companies, international corporations, government agencies, universities and major research institutions.

We apply strategic thinking and a commercial overlay to the work we do with all clients. In other words, we consider the big picture – not just how maximise the value of their IP in Australia, but also across international markets.

Our understanding of what a client requires – and expects – is central to the provision of applicable strategies and relevant advice.

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Our people

Griffith Hack’s multidisciplinary team comprises of registered patent and trade marks attorneys, lawyers, designs experts and IP professionals. They work collaboratively to provide comprehensive technical, financial and legal perspectives on your IP assets.

Our patent attorneys have technical qualifications in engineering, electrical engineering, IT, physics, chemistry or life sciences specialisations – many with postdoctoral experience. They understand your highly technical subject matter, which leads to the drafting of high quality patents and a seamless client experience. All our patent attorneys are registered in Australia & New Zealand, and some are also qualified in other jurisdictions.

Similarly, our trade marks attorneys have extensive experience helping global and local companies protect their brands in Australia and New Zealand.


Careers at Griffith Hack

Our client-centric approach and deep industry experience ensures our people work with some of the most innovative organisations and brands around the world.

Find out more about the opportunities available and why Griffith Hack is a great place to work.

Our social and community impact

We are committed to supporting our community through a wide-range of programs and initiatives.

Our people provide pro bono support to various not-for-profits and community groups and participate in mentoring workshops.

As a firm and individually, we regularly support charitable organisations and participate in awareness activities. And we strive to reduce our environmental impact through sustainability initiatives.

Diversity and inclusion

We provide an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity and equality, and supports our people through a wide-range of initiatives.

Griffith Hack is a member of Diversity Council of Australia which provides our team with access to a wealth of diversity and inclusion resources including the latest research and events. 

Our ownership and structure

Griffith Hack is part of the IPH Limited group, an international network of providers of IP services.