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About Us

mdp is a contemporary and entrepreneurial corporate, commercial and intellectual property law practice, with unique expertise in strategic commercial advisory services and international commercialisation.

We are distinguished by our:

  • passion for innovation;
  • informed and commercially successful solutions;
  • in-depth understanding of your business;
  • expertise across all facets of corporate, commercial and intellectual property law;
  • our first-hand understanding of expansion into new markets through directorship experience with businesses that have grown and prospered internationally;
  • personable style; and
  • long-standing relationships with those who seek our advice.

Our point of difference is our unique blend of corporate, intellectual property, and strategic commercial experience. This combination of expertise ensures that we can help you to globalise your brand and structure your business in the best way possible, balancing the objectives of risk management, asset protection and maximising the commercial value of your intellectual property.

We are highly regarded as trusted advisors by our national and international clients, and valued for our in-depth knowledge, judgement and commercial acumen and the exceptional quality of our advice.

We work with an extensive network of international associates on global brand and intellectual property protection and enforcement, cross-border transactions, international structuring and incorporation of businesses. Our associates are all carefully selected based on the quality and timeliness of their advice as well as their like-minded, responsive approach.

mdp was founded in 2005 by Michael McDonald, who remains a driving force and director, alongside our other directors Sarah Gilkes and Gavin Doherty.

mdp comprises mdp Law Pty Ltd and mdp Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys Pty Ltd. mdp Law Pty Ltd’s liability is limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Scheme.


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