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Clint Harding on IP, goodwill, and protecting the recipe

Intellectual Property, Taxation
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Following the 26th Noosa Tax Intensive, hosted by the Tax Institute in November last year, Arnold Bloch Leibler (ABL) Partner Clint Harding’s paper ‘Protecting the recipe’ has been published on The Tax Institute Blog.

Clint’s paper looked at how intellectual property is defined, goodwill, and some of the key legal mechanisms that can be used to govern and protect the use of valuable IP. It also discussed how structures can be optimised for both IP protection and retaining access to any concessions, grants or incentives that may be available, as well as some of the tax issues associated with IP that you need to be aware of during the lifecycle of a business.

To read the full blog post, click here.

Clint leads ABL’s Sydney tax practice and advises across most taxes, with particular expertise in corporate and international tax, the taxation of financial instruments and transactions, and the management of tax audits and disputes with the ATO. He was awarded ‘Corporate Tax Adviser of the Year’ at the Tax Institute’s 2018 Tax Adviser of the Year Awards.

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