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RICHARD BROWES

Consultant
LLB (Hons.), PGDLP, MCPA (First Class)
Email: rb@fal-lawyers.com.au

Richard Browes has significant expertise in advising Cooperative Research Centres, listed companies, SMEs, not-for-profit funded research bodies, government departments and agencies, and healthcare organisations.

He has extensive experience in structuring commercial transactions, joint ventures and government research initiatives, and advising on strategies for the commercialisation of IP, including licensing of patents, trade marks and copyright, both in Australia and internationally.

Richard is highly adept at the development and drafting of a wide range of commercial contracts, policies and procedures and has prepared suites of model agreements for many clients, as well as having drafted, evaluated and structured legislation for Australian governments, and prepared Ministerial briefing and policy papers.

Prior to joining FAL as a Consultant in 2007, Richard was a senior executive in a media company and worked in several leading London firms, focussing on dispute resolution and intellectual property law where a number of global organisations engaged Richard to advise on their UK brand enforcement programmes.

Richard is a company director and Member of the Institute of Directors (NZ).

Expertise
  • Contracts & Agreements
  • Corporate Structuring / Transition
  • Corporate Governance
  • Grants / Capital Fund Raising
  • Government (State and Federal)
  • Intellectual Property
  • Information Technology
  • Commercialisation & Licensing
  • Trade Marks & Brand Strategy
  • Dispute Resolution
Industries
  • CRCs
  • Biotech & Life Sciences
  • SMEs and start-ups
  • Government
  • Defence
  • Not-for-profit / Research Institutes
  • Health & Medical
  • Pharma / Medical Devices
  • Universities & Higher Education
Recent Articles by Richard

Licence to Rights / Rights to License (An IP licensing regime not dependent on crossed fingers) (25 September 2016)

"Sleeping" Australian Director of a NZ subsidiary? Time to wake up and smell the potential liability (21 January 2016)

Entering into a Head Contract? Tips for Alleviating the Head-Ache of Subcontracting (7 September 2012)