Wrays acquires EKM ip as part of its national expansion plans

Reaffirms commitment to remain independent SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Wrays, one of Australia’s largest independent intellectual property firms, today announced that it has acquired Melbourne-based EKM ip. The acquisition is part of Wrays’ long-term vision to remain independent, while further expanding its operations Australia-wide. The combination of Wrays and EKM will be one of the largest independent intellectual property firms in …

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Supporting entrepreneurs through Curtin Centre for Entrepreneurship Ignition program

Wrays was proud to sponsor this year’s Ignition program run by the Curtin Centre for Entrepreneurship from Sunday 4 September to Friday 9 September. The annual event is held in Perth and based on the successful Ignite program managed and delivered by the University of Cambridge Judge Business School’s Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (CfEL). Ignition is a five and a …

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Stolen business ideas – Wrays’ chairman Gary Cox shares his insights into IP protections

New product innovations forged by small business owners are being replicated by corporations every day in Australia. This week Wrays’ Chairman, Gary Cox, sat down with Nina Hendy from The Age to share his insights into the IP protections to put in place to minimise risk. “Business owners must never cut corners when it comes to legal protections or shy …

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FDA approval achieved for treatment of Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy

We’re proud to share the news that our clients have recently achieved FDA approval for their life saving treatment of Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy. Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy, also known as DMD, is a progressive genetic disease, with a universally fatal outcome in children and no current approved treatment.  Over the course of two decades researchers have developed, and through Wrays have …

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2016 Doyles Guide released

We’re pleased to announce that Wrays has been ranked in the 2016 Doyles Guide. The content within and the listing of best firms and lawyers is compiled on the back of initial online peer-based surveys as well as extensive telephone and face to face interviews with clients, peers and relevant industry bodies. The rankings were released earlier this week and …

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Wrays chosen as finalist in two categories in Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards

Wrays is thrilled to announce that we have been chosen as a finalist for ‘Intellectual Property Team of the Year’ and ‘Boutique Law Firm of the Year’ in the 2016 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards. The annual awards celebrate excellence in the legal profession and recognise leading firms and in-house teams on their achievements over last 12 months. Wrays’ CEO …

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Congratulations to our rising stars

We’re excited to announce a number of promotions across Wrays. Wrays’ Chairman and Principal Gary Cox said ‘It’s with great pleasure that we congratulate our new Special Counsel, Senior Associates and Associate on their well-deserved promotions. Effective as of 1 July, these promotions reflect our commitment to growth and supporting our people in their career progression’   Alexandra Chubb promoted …

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Wrays Christmas closure information

The Wrays offices will be closed around Australia for the Christmas and New Year period.  Our Offices will be closed from 25th December 2015 and re-opens on 4th January 2016.  Should you wish us to attend to a deadline which falls during this period please provide your instructions to us before 21 December 2015.  If you are not able to provide …

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Congratulations to all winners of the Western Australian Innovator of the Year awards!

Yesterday’s Western Australian Innovator of the Year awards acknowledged entrepreneurial individuals and businesses showcasing exceptional ingenuity in the innovation space. The team at Wrays was thrilled to learn that several of our clients were successful participants in the program, and would like to congratulate them all for their outstanding achievements. Semi-Finalists Biassex Pty Ltd Tap Into Safety Pty Ltd 3D Image Automation Pty Ltd …

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Lawyers Weekly awards | finalists announced

The team at Wrays are finalists in two categories for the upcoming Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards for 2015. After winning Boutique Law Firm of the Year in 2014, we are once again in the running for this title. In addition, we are one of five finalists in the Intellectual Property Team of the Year category. The winners will be announced at the Lawyers Weekly awards …

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