Until recently, registered marks in Australia have been afforded a grace period of 5 years, commencing from the filing date onward. Over recent years, there has been a significant push in Australia for unused marks to be more easily removed from the trade mark register.
One of our clients, MAKO Tidal Turbines Pty Ltd, is commercialising its proprietary designs for turbines to convert the kinetic energy in free-flowing water, such as tides and rivers, into predictable and clean renewable energy.
The S&A teams and their families headed to Osaka restaurant in St Leonards on Sunday for a seven dish Teppanyaki experience. We’re not sure if the kids or adults had more fun but the amazing display of culinary skills and delicious rewards were enjoyed by all.
Silberstein and Associates has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Boutique Law Firm of the Year and Managing Partner of the Year categories at the nationally-recognised 2018 Australian Law Awards hosted by Lawyers Weekly, Australia’s top publication for lawyers.
S&A join #WarOnWaste during Plastic Free July 2018 and support The Last Straw initiative to ban plastic straws.
Silberstein & Associates (S&A) is excited to announce the promotion of Mina Hyun (pictured) to Associate in its Sydney office.
Ms Hyun has been with the firm’s commercial litigation team since 2017. She has played a key role in litigation matters in the Federal Court, Supreme Court and Court of Appeal.
In February this year the Fair Work Commission (FW) rejected an application for unfair dismissal brought by a Victorian Uber driver, and in doing so provided useful guidance in the key distinguishing factors to be considered when assessing whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor.
The Hon Justice Lindsay Foster (Federal Court), together with The Hon Justice James Stevenson (Supreme Court) gave a fascinating seminar on 21 February 2018 at the Banco Court in the NSW Supreme Court on ‘Privilege in Litigation’
Our team and their families enjoyed a trip to Vaucluse House last week for our annual picnic. Vaucluse House is one of Sydney’s few 19th-century mansions still surrounded by its original gardens and wooded grounds.
Silberstein and Associates has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Boutique Law Firm of the Year and Managing Partner of the Year categories at the nationally-recognised 2017 Australian Law Awards hosted by Lawyers Weekly, Australia’s top publication for lawyers.
The S&A team take time out every week to pump iron, burn off steam and do a few crunches – and it’s really working out (pun intended).
Our Ida Nguyen has just hung up her Graduate heels….to replace them with brand spanking new Solicitor ones! Ida was admitted to the NSW Supreme Court as a Solicitor and we …
We are delighted that S&A and Dr. Rob Silberstein have been selected by Global Law Experts’ international lawyers guide 2017 as the exclusive lawyer they recommended for …
The S&A team is excited to be supporting Cure my Brain and Chris O’Brien Lifehouse at the Grey Matters gala in May…
Silberstein and Associates welcomed two new faces in May. John Wong joined our team as our new Intellectual Property Manager and training Patent Attorney and Xiang Li has joined as a paralegal and training Patent Attorney.
Technology and digitalisation are totally transforming the law and how it’s practiced’, says Dr Rob Silberstein, founder of IP boutique firm Silberstein & Associates (S&A). Clients want transparency and we’re meeting this shift head-on with exciting…
Silberstein & Associates (S&A) has been named Best IP Law Firm – Sydney in the 2017 IP Excellence Awards. The Awards, which are run by…