McCullough Robertson


Level 11, 66 Eagle Street
QLD 4000

Tel:+617 3233 8968

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McCullough Robertson is a leading independent Australian law firm. For more than 92 years, major Australian and foreign owned corporations, financial institutions, governments, private enterprises and high net worth individuals have trusted our advice on their most critical legal challenges. We have a depth of resources, with more than 380 employees and 51 partners across our Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Newcastle offices.
We have a notable history, having been established in 1926 as a pastoral practice serving Queensland’s primary producers.  Through hard work, good management and strong client relationships we have grown to what we are today. Our client list spans commerce and industry, from mining, banking, insurance, construction, property, agribusiness, pharmaceutical manufacturing, transport, infrastructure, education and telecommunications to energy production.
Intellectual Property 
One of the largest independent law firm trade mark practices in Queensland, McCullough Robertson has a well established reputation for trade mark matters in Australia and internationally. Our team comprises of specialist lawyers, associates and paralegals providing a commercial approach to trade mark prosecution, advice and enforcement and broad commercial intellectual property matters (including business structuring, intellectual property protection and enforcement, contract and commercial issues, privacy and data protection regulatory and trade practices issues, due diligence, transactions, venture capital, private equity and capital). 
With over 5,000 trade marks under management world-wide, we have a wealth of experience for both Australian and international filings based on a broader knowledge of intellectual property, commercial law and international business. With professionals from the United Kingdom, France and Ireland, we understand international business cultures and how to translate our services to fit overseas business doing work in Australia.
Our team prides itself on a whole of portfolio approach providing innovative and practical solutions. Our support doesn’t end with trade mark registration, we also provide on-going assistance in relation to portfolio management, enforcement and protection and related commercial agreements.
The practice is continuously recognised for its leading expertise in IP and trade marks, recently winning Copyright firm of the year 2019 by Asia IP. The practice is also ranked by Asia IP, World Trade Mark Review 1000 (WTR 1000), IP Stars and Legal 500. 
Belinda Breakspear, head of Intellectual Property, is recognised in Legal 500, Doyle’s Guide, Asia IP and more recently for trade marks Enforcement and Litigation, Transactions, and Prosecution and Strategy by WTR 1000. Belinda was also a finalist in the 2019 Australian LawyersWeekly Women in Law Awards for Partner of the Year.  
Last updated 24th March 2020