Entries by Matthew Cartwright

Unregistered Trademarks & Prior Use

According to the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), “Intellectual capital is recognized as the most important asset of many of the world’s largest and most powerful companies; it is the foundation for the market dominance and continuing profitability of leading corporations.” Not for profit organisations that deliver services in increasingly competitive environments also understand the […]

Matthew Cartwright
Matthew first joined CRH Law as a law clerk in 2014, providing legal, administrative and research assistance to the firm while completing his legal studies. During his time as a law clerk, Matthew has gained experience in the areas of law practised at CRH Law, and has had many opportunities to provide assistance to the clients of the firm.

Security Interests and the PPSR

A quick search of the Personal Properties Security Register (“PPSR”) is an efficient way for a purchaser to determine whether any charges or security interests have been registered against the property of another party, which might burden the purchaser’s title to the property it proposes to acquire. This is an important step which can help […]

Matthew Cartwright
Matthew first joined CRH Law as a law clerk in 2014, providing legal, administrative and research assistance to the firm while completing his legal studies. During his time as a law clerk, Matthew has gained experience in the areas of law practised at CRH Law, and has had many opportunities to provide assistance to the clients of the firm.

Protecting & Strengthening Intellectual Property

Where a business or not-for-profit organisation has invested time, effort and money into the creation of valuable intellectual property, it is important to ensure the final product is adequately protected. The first step to protecting your valuable intellectual property is to identify what type of intellectual property rights you hold, and how these rights can […]

Matthew Cartwright
Matthew first joined CRH Law as a law clerk in 2014, providing legal, administrative and research assistance to the firm while completing his legal studies. During his time as a law clerk, Matthew has gained experience in the areas of law practised at CRH Law, and has had many opportunities to provide assistance to the clients of the firm.