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Publications Apr 13, 2022

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 [2022] FCAFC 62 which reverses an earlier ruling that artificial intelligence can be an “inventor” for the purposes of the Australian Patents Act 1990.

News May 18, 2022

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.

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News May 10, 2022

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.

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News Apr 28, 2022

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.

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News Apr 26, 2022

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.

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News Apr 19, 2022

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.

News Mar 04, 2022

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.

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News Mar 03, 2022

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.

News Feb 18, 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.

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News Jan 18, 2022

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.

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News Dec 22, 2021

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.

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News Oct 14, 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.

News Jun 17, 2021

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.

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News Jun 11, 2021

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.

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News Feb 18, 2021

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.

News Jan 21, 2021

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.

News Dec 18, 2020

Griffith Hack announces new principal appointments

Griffith Hack is proud to formally announce the elevation of two high-achievers to the position of Principal.

News Dec 02, 2020

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.

News Dec 01, 2020

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. 

News Sep 11, 2020

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.

News Sep 02, 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.

News Jul 13, 2020

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.

News Jul 02, 2020

Melbourne Accelerator Program gives founders velocity boost

News Jun 23, 2020

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.

News Apr 14, 2020

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.

News Apr 06, 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.

News Feb 20, 2020

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.

News Feb 07, 2020

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.

News Jan 29, 2020

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.

News Nov 29, 2019

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.