Allens Patent &
Trade Mark Attorneys

Allens Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys delivers a comprehensive patents, trade marks and designs service.

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An integrated intellectual property service

When you operate in today's business environment, it is essential to engage the services of a professional firm of patent and trade mark attorneys.

Allens Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys is a leading Australian firm, delivering a comprehensive patents, trade marks and designs service. We can help you with:

  • searches;
  • advice;
  • patent drafting;
  • applications;
  • examinations;
  • oppositions; and
  • portfolio management services.

Working closely with the Allens intellectual property team, we also offer you licensing and litigation services, together with all the other legal services essential to the successful creation, acquisition and commercialisation and enforcement of your intellectual property. Allens has been named a Leading Australian Intellectual Property Law Firm for the twelfth consecutive year by Chambers Global 2014.

We offer you an integrated and highly specialised service to manage, protect and defend your intellectual property - a seamless, integrated service rarely available from a major Australian law firm or a specialised patent and trade marks practice.

Our reputation

Our reputation is built on the quality of our people and our unique mix of legal, technical and commercial expertise.

Each of our patent attorneys is qualified and specialises in particular fields of technology - giving them the essential insight into the key technical areas of your industries. We have particular expertise and extensive experience in the fields of:

  • biotechnology and pharmaceuticals;
  • computer science and internet applications;
  • electronics and electrical engineering
  • applied physics;
  • general and mechanical engineering, including austomotive and control;
  • chemistry and chemical processing;
  • mining technology;
  • metallurgy and materials science;
  • agriculture and food science;
  • applied medical and veterinary sciences; and 
  • telecommunications.

Regional filings and global strategies

Our patent and trade mark practice operates out of our offices in Melbourne and Sydney and we also operate through Allens' law firm offices in Brisbane and Perth, as well as throughout Asia.  We practice directly before the intellectual property authorities in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea to obtain intellectual property rights on your behalf.

Our international network of associates is crucial in ensuring you get the very best service in the management of your global intellectual property portfolio. We act for many overseas clients and maintain close links with numerous international associations, enabling us to maintain best practice standards at the very highest level.

Allens Partners Good Design

Design Awards

Allens has formed a partnership with Australia's longest-standing and most prestigious awards for design and innovation, the Australian International Design Awards.

We are very proud to be an official Judging Partner, rewarding the creative effort of great design teams with the recognition that they deserve.

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Our associated law firm Allens operates in alliance with Linklaters LLP.