Intellectual Property & Technology

Hillhouse helps businesses secure property rights over your ideas, by preparing licensing agreements applying from software to patents, brands and copyright. We also provide up-to-date documentation and advice around ever-changing privacy and data laws. We help protect your interests from exploitation by offering strategic advice and practical measures, to ensure your business rightfully retains value associated with your inventions and intellectual property.


  • Trade mark applications
  • Trade mark, patent and design registration
  • IP portfolio management
  • Trade mark, patent and design clearance searching
  • IP due diligence
  • Licensing and technology transfer transactions
  • Research commercialisation
  • R&D service agreements
  • Technology distribution
  • IP disputes: cease and desist letters
  • Patent and trade mark oppositions in Australia and New Zealand
  • Patent, trade mark, design and copyright litigation
  • Privacy and data security advice, including privacy policies and mandatory data breach notifications