We cut through the confusion surrounding intellectual property and cyberspace law

and give you practical advice that is easily understood!

 Michael Hutson is an intellectual property lawyer who can give you clear and practical advice


Michael Hutson is the principal of our firm. Michael was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and to the High Court of Australia in August 1988. Michael is an experienced Commercial Solicitor and a qualified Patent and Trademark Lawyer.

In addition to his degree in Law, Michael holds a post graduate qualification in Intellectual Property Law (“Master of Intellectual Property” M.IP) from the University of Technology in Sydney.


Legal services are extremely personal and confidential. We understand your needs and take pride in offering you a business relationship based on “old school” values of honesty, integrity, and personal loyalty.


The advantage of dealing with a boutique firm is that our overheads are low. We can keep our fees at a reasonable rate and we are able to cater for clients’ individual needs. Our services are flexible and can be tailored to suit you. We are available at an hourly rate, or at a capped fee for a specific task, or we can work for a negotiated retainer fee. We can be used as a reliable knowledge base for your business or we can act as own “in-house lawyers”, working closely with you at your premises.

Please feel free to discuss your particular requirements and billing preference with us, the initial discussions and consultation are free.