Griffith Hack appoints new IP principal

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Griffith Hack appoints new IP principal

appoints new IP principal

National intellectual property firm Griffith Hack has hired Andrew Goatcher as a principal in its law and trademarks group.

Mr Goatcher was previously at Griffith Hack between 2007 and 2015, and has returned to the firm after a three-year stint at Cornwall Stodart, where he served as a partner.

He will be based at Griffith Hack’s Melbourne office and commence his new role in early July.

The firm’s executive general manager David Madigan said: “We’re looking forward to Andrew rejoining Griffith Hack and helping clients to protect and leverage their IP.”

Mr Goatcher similary expressed excitement about his new role.

“Griffith Hack has a reputation as one of Australia’s leading IP firms with some of the best lawyers and patent and trademark attorneys in the industry,” he said.


“It has a roster of outstanding clients who are leaders in their fields.”

The firm’s law and trademarks group leader Dr Derek Baigent added: “We are thrilled to have Andrew back at Griffith Hack and share his considerable IP skills with clients and the team.”

Jerome Doraisamy

Jerome Doraisamy

Jerome Doraisamy is a senior writer for Lawyers Weekly and Wellness Daily. He is also the author of The Wellness Doctrines book series, an admitted solicitor in NSW, an adjunct lecturer at The University of Western Australia and is a board director of Minds Count.

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