Karen Sinclair talks synthetic biology on the From Idea to Intellectual Property podcast
Karen Sinclair joins host Lisa Leong on the From Idea to Intellectual Property podcast series to discuss the emerging trends and key issues in the area of synthetic biology.
Reversal of fortune – Full Court decides that an artificial intelligence is not an “inventor”
Anthony Selleck reviews the decision in Commissioner of Patents v Thaler  FCAFC 62 which reverses an earlier ruling that artificial intelligence can be an “inventor” for the purposes of the Australian Patents Act 1990.
Vale Tony Ward
It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of Tony Ward – a past principal and chairman of Griffith Hack, inspiring colleague, and valued friend.
Griffith Hack announces the promotion of five team members
Griffith Hack is proud to announce the promotion of five members of our team, including the elevation of Jennifer Wyndham-Wheeler to principal.
Kellie Stonier, Gavin Adkins recognised in Doyle’s Guide 2022
Griffith Hack has been recognised by Doyle’s Guide 2022 across multiple categories, with principals Kellie Stonier and Gavin Adkins receiving individual accolades.
Amanda Stark, Janelle Borham named Patent Stars for 2022 by Managing IP
Griffith Hack principals Amanda Stark and Janelle Borham have been named as Patent Stars in the IP STARS 2022 rankings by Managing IP.
Griffith Hack lawyers named in Best Lawyers Australia 2023 guide
Griffith Hack is proud to announce that three members of our Law team have been named in the Best Lawyers Australia guide for 2023.
Griffith Hack celebrates World IP Day 2022
World Intellectual Property Day is being celebrated across the globe today, with this year’s theme shining a spotlight on IP and youth and how we can innovate for a better future.
Griffith Hack attending INTA 2022 in Washington D.C.
Griffith Hack will be attending INTA 2022 in Washington D.C from 30 April – 4 May.
Griffith Hack recognised in WTR 1000 rankings for 2022
Griffith Hack has been ranked in the Silver category for Trade Mark Prosecution and in Bronze for Enforcement and Litigation in the WTR 1000 rankings.
Griffith Hack to take the stage at Melbourne Design Week 2022
Griffith Hack will be hosting two online events as part of Melbourne Design Week 2022.
Jacqui Thomas, Daniel Hsieh register as patent attorneys in Australia and New Zealand
Griffith Hack is pleased to announce that Jacqui Thomas and Daniel Hsieh are now registered patent attorneys in Australia and New Zealand.
Derek Baigent, Griffith Hack team recognised in The Legal 500 rankings for 2022
Griffith Hack principal Derek Baigent has been recognised as one of Australia’s leaders in intellectual property in The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific guide for 2022.
Ben Dziekan wins IPTA’s prestigious Edward Waters Prize for 2021
Melbourne-based patent attorney Ben Dziekan has been named co-winner of the Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia’s prestigious Edwards Waters Prize for 2021.
Amanda Stark wins Lexology Client Choice Award for IP Patent Attorneys
Amanda Stark has received the Client Choice Award for patent attorneys and IP agents at the 2021 Lexology Client Choice Awards.
Griffith Hack maintains top tier status in IP STARS 2021 rankings
Griffith Hack has maintained its status as an industry leader in patent prosecution, receiving tier one status in the IP Stars 2021 rankings. Principals Janelle Borham and Amanda Stark were both recognised individually as Patent Stars.
Griffith Hack’s Janelle Borham named president of IPTA
Janelle Borham has been named president of the Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia.
Griffith Hack principals recognised as WIPR Leaders 2021
Seven Griffith Hack principals have been individually recognised in this years’ World Intellectual Property Review Leaders Guide.
Griffith Hack partners with Young People in Nursing Homes National Alliance
Griffith Hack is proud to offer Intellectual property services to the Young People in Nursing Homes National Alliance.
Griffith Hack announces new principal appointments
Griffith Hack is proud to formally announce the elevation of two high-achievers to the position of Principal.
Griffith Hack professionals recognised as MIP Rising Stars
Griffith Hack is thrilled to celebrate the inclusion of several individuals in Managing Intellectual Property’s Rising Star Awards.
David Hughes wins 2020 Lawyers Weekly Intellectual Property Partner of the Year
Pincipal David Hughes has been recognised as the Intellectual Property Partner of the Year at the 2020 Lawyers Weekly Awards.
IP Australia fee changes commencing 1 October 2020
IP Australia is set to implement changes to its schedule of fees, with most of the changes taking effect from 1 October 2020.
Principal David Hughes recognised in IAM’s Strategy 300 2020
Principal David Hughes has received recognition as one of the World’s Leading IP Strategists in this year’s IAM 300.
Griffith Hack announces the elevation of five team members
Griffith Hack is thrilled to formally announce the elevation of five high-performing team members effective as of July 1, 2020.
Melbourne Accelerator Program gives founders velocity boost
Griffith Hack recognised in IAM Patent 1000
Griffith Hack has once again been recognised at both the firm and individual practitioner level in IAM’s Patent 1000.
Kellie Stonier named among leading IP Lawyers in Queensland
Kellie Stonier has been recognised as a leading lawyer for the 4th consecutive year by Doyle’s Guide 2020.
Griffith Hack recognised in Doyle’s Guide 2020
Griffith Hack has been recognised by Doyle’s Guide 2020 in both firm and individual categories, with Derek Baigent and Kellie Stonier honoured.
Griffith Hack recognised in World Trademark Review’s 1000 Guide
Griffith Hack has been recognised in World Trademark Review’s 1000 guide for trade mark prosecution and strategy.
Griffith Hack announces the elevation of two team members to principal
Griffith Hack is thrilled to formally announce the elevation of Gavin Adkins and Robyn Heard to principal.
Griffith Hack ranked in Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 Guide
The recently released Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide for 2020 reconfirms Griffith Hack’s position as Australia’s highest ranked specialist IP firm.
Watermark to integrate into Griffith Hack to create one combined Australian IP firm
We are pleased to announce that, from April 2020, Australian IP services business, Watermark, will integrate into Griffith Hack to create one combined firm operating under the Griffith Hack brand.