Firm Profile

Davies Collison Cave

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Level 15
1 Nicholson Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
61 3 9254 2777

Firm Details

Davies Collison Cave is Asia-Pacific’s premier Intellectual Property practice. Its practice areas include: 

  • IP litigation and commercialization, and other legal services
  • Patent drafting, prosecution and counselling
  • Trade mark filing, prosecution and counselling
  • Design filing, prosecution and counselling

As industry leaders in the intellectual property space with a history that spans more than 140 years, our team of highly qualified and trained lawyers and attorneys serve our clients with a tireless commitment and passion. Davies Collison Cave provide an extensive range of strategically focused intellectual property services including expert advice in patents, trade marks, domain names, trade secrets, copyright and design protection, as well as licensing, litigation, TMT, privacy and data protection, tax and related legal and commercial matters.

With offices throughout Australia, Singapore and New Zealand, Davies Collison Cave acts for some of the world's most recognizable brands, including Microsoft, Instagram, Monster Energy, BMW, GSK, Novartis, Burberry, and Black and Decker, leading global tertiary and research institutions and cutting-edge start-ups  

Our reputation in the field is long-standing and our team of specialized attorneys and lawyers are consistently recognized for their informed, strategic, commercially relevant and timely advice by clients and industry peers. Some of our most recent awards include:

  • Australia's 2022 "Law Firm of the Year" in Intellectual Property Law - Best Lawyers 2022
  • Australian Patent firm of the Year – Asia IP Awards 2020
  • IP Boutique Firm of the Year, Asia Pacific Regional Award, MIP Asia Awards 2019


Law Firm of the Year Awards

  • Intellectual Property Law in Australia (2022)

Top Listed National Awards

  • Top Listed in Australia in Intellectual Property Law with 16 lawyers


  • BAE Systems
  • Black and Decker
  • Bluescope
  • BMW
  • Burberry
  • CSL
  • Dalmec SpA
  • DuluxGroup
  • GSK
  • Instagram
  • Merck
  • Microsoft
  • Monster Energy
  • MYOB
  • Novartis
  • Orica International
  • Telstra
  • Tokyo Broadcasting Systems
  • UTAS Nexus Aquasciences
  • Wesfarmers


Madelaine Pilkington
Senior Marketing Executive
+61 3 9254 2631

"Law Firm of the Year"

Law Firm of the Year Badge for 2022 Australia
Australia's 2022 "Law Firm of the Year" in Intellectual Property Law

Firm Practice Areas

  • Patents
  • Privacy and Data Security Law
  • Real Property Law
  • Tax Law
  • Telecommunications Law
  • Trademark
  • Wealth Management / Succession Planning Practice

Office Locations



Melbourne, Australia

Level 15

1 Nicholson Street

Melbourne VIC 3000


61 3 9254 2777

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Milton, Australia

Level 10

301 Coronation Dr

Milton QLD 4064


61 7 3011 9700

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Sydney, Australia

Level 14

255 Elizabeth St

Sydney NSW 2000


61 2 9293 1000

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New Zealand

New Zealand

Wellington, New Zealand

Level 16, NTT Tower

157 Lambton Quay

Wellington 6011

New Zealand

64 4 460 5203

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Singapore, Singapore

07-01 Ocean Financial Centre

10 Collyer Quay

Singapore 049315


65 6727 3777

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