Burns IP & Commercial - Intellectual Property Law Firm
IP, Trademark, Patent, Copyright Legal Services

Burns IP are lawyers specialising in trademarks, patents and intellectual property law.

Burns IP specialise in trademarks, patents and intellectual property law.

Burns IP services include trademarks, patents, copyright, licensing, company set up and international trade.

Burns IP services clients in a broad range of industries, including: Sports performance data and electronic devices, SaaS providers, publishing, FMCG, health and fitness, 3D printing, point-of-sale software, food production, clothing, machine tooling, hospitality and alcoholic beverages.

Burns IP are lawyers specialising in trademarks, patents and intellectual property law

our services

We provide patent, trademark, design & copyright services in Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific islands and the United States. 

With over 20 years of experience, you can trust our team to provide the highest level of legal and financial advice. Through our established network of alliances, we can protect your IP throughout the world.


Some of Australia and New Zealand’s most recognised brands entrust their trademark portfolios to us. Our lawyers have managed more than 10,000 trademarks in the past 20 years.


A well-drafted patent can be your company’s most valuable asset. And we can help you with that. It's important to start working with a patent attorney at the very beginning of the innovation stage to identify patent issues early. 

Business Documents

Many commercial agreements involve important IP issues. We know how to prepare your key business documents to formalise your business arrangements, protect your IP and set out performance targets.


An IP license agreement may be one of your business’s most important commercial documents. It can provide access to manufacturing facilities and distribution networks necessary to gain entry to domestic and foreign markets.

Company Set Up

We can advise you on the best structure for your company and handle all the company set-up from registration with ASIC to regular reporting requirements. Our simple checklists mean that you can have your company set up in minutes and be ready to start business. 

International Trade

We are licensed to practise in Australia, New Zealand, the United States and International Trademark and Patent Registers. Click below to find out our Top 5 Tips for entry into an International Market.