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Law Firm

Quite simply, we have IP Covered. 


Churchill attorneys provides the complete range of intellectual property attorney services necessary to build effective protection around your innovations and business.

Why Churchills?


We are a dynamic and progressive intellectual property attorney practice based in Melbourne, Australia.

Our clients include start ups, government departments, manufacturing businesses, small businesses, Cooperative Research Centres, universities, foreign corporates,  and individual entrepeneurs.

Our practice includes the drafting and prosecution of patent applications.  We emphasize the importance of preparing a patent specification that is consistent not only with Australian law, but also the laws of economically important jurisdictions such as Europe, the United States, China and India. 


Our trademark practice provides advice and representation regarding protection for your brand both in Australia and overseas.


Churchill attorneys is experienced in representing clients in contentious matters such as opposition proceedings, and providing advice regarding infringement and validity of intellectual property rights. Where necessary, our litigation partners assist in bringing proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia.


We also provide IP audits, searching services,  monitoring of competitor portfolios, confidentiality agreements, and advice relating to freedom to operate, trade secrets and copyright.

Churchill Attorneys is headed by Steven Borovec PhD 


Steven has practiced as an IP attorney for over 25 years. 


Prior to founding Churchill Attorneys in 2010, Steven was an equity partner in a major Australian attorney firm. 


He advises a broad range of clients in establishing, enforcing and defending their intellectual property rights in Australia and overseas.  He practices in collaboration within an expert network of global attorneys to provide effective representation across all economically important jurisdictions.

Steven studied as an undergraduate and postgraduate exclusively at the University of Melbourne within the faculties of Science, Medicine, and the Law School. 

Steven is assisted by attorney-qualified, paralegal and support staff in the day-to-day operations of Churchills.

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