Cooper Mills provides expert advice in the rapidly changing field of Intellectual Property protection.
If your business has spent time and money on things like branding, domain names, software coding or even technology concepts, we can help you protect your investment.
We provide a dedicated service for IT&T firms as we understand their needs and have extensive experience in their market.
At Cooper Mills, we cover a wide range of Intellectual Property services including:
Our aim is to give you a legal experience like you’ve never had before. We’ll always speak in plain English (unless you’d like the legal version), give you advice in a timely manner so you can get on with business and ensure you’ve got the full picture of your position at all times.
We take a lot of pride in what we do and promise to always look after your interests as if they were our own.
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Erhan Karabardak is a technology lawyer and Trade Marks Attorney. He is a Director of Cooper Mills Lawyers and has been practising law for more than 20 years.
Erhan is also active in the domain name industry and represents domain name registrars and resellers, and has advised some of the world’s largest domain name registrars. Erhan is recognised as an expert in domain name law and has run some of the leading cases in the area.
Erhan has served as a Director and Board Member of auDA, Australia’s Domain Name Regulator since 2012, and was elected Deputy Chairman in 2016.
Erhan acts for brand owners, in the management and protection of their intellectual property rights. Erhan’s clients include both national and international clients, including well known global brands. He is regularly engaged to provide expert advice and commentary on domain name and trademark issues. He is recognised as a leading trademark professional by the World Trademark Review 2016 (The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals).
Erhan is approachable and provides commercially client focused advice. He is a fan of technology and is always known to use it to the advantage of his clients.
Peter Moon is a commercial, technology and Telecommunications lawyer with more than 30 years of experience. For the last 20 years, he has also written the popular ‘Hands On’ weekly tech and telco column in the Australian Financial Review.
Peter has acted for the State of Victoria, ASX listed companies, major carriers and communications service providers and a large number of privately held telcos, data centres, software developers, resellers and integrators, both on the vendor and customer sides of the fence.
He’s especially well known for his plain English approach to documentation and advice. He likes to empower his clients by giving them a real understanding of legal issues and how to manage them.
For over 10 years, Cooper Mills have guided me to ensure my business is safe from imitators trading with my brand. Not only do Cooper Mills have the expertise in trademark law, they are extremely professional, responsive to our needs and explain legal jargon in plain English! I highly recommend the Cooper Mills team for businesses who seek a value added legal service above and beyond traditional advisors.
After going back and forth trying to get my trademark completed I came across Cooper Mills. What they did was take hold of the reins and get everything sorted for one flat fee. A seamless process when dealing with them!
Erhan and his team have helped enormously by protecting certain domain name assets with trademarks. Erhan’s detailed understanding of domain names (in Australia and abroad) is second to none and he has been involved in many of my transactions. Highly recommend Erhan and Cooper Mills.