Who are we
Marshall Legal was founded in November 2011 by Tim Marshall.
In 2015, Tim Marshall and Jacqui Martin became registered trade mark attorneys and the registered trade mark attorney practice, Marshall Marks was formed.
Recently, a restructure saw the addition of Marshall Outsourcing and the arrangement of the three businesses under the Marshall IP Group banner.
Marshall IP Group office is located in the Illawarra region, approximately 80km south of Sydney.
Marshall IP Group provides legal advice, trade mark services and legal process outsourcing services to local, national and international clients.
Meet the team
Director, Solicitor and Registered Trade Mark Attorney
Tim has over 22 years’ of experience working in intellectual property, information technology and commercial legal matters, both in Sydney, Australia (Spruson & Ferguson and Freehill Hollingdale and Page) and London, England (Clifford Chance and Herbert Smith).
Tim has a first class honours degree in Science (BSc Hons I) from the University of Sydney and a Bachelor of Laws from Sydney Law School and is admitted to practice in New South Wales and England & Wales (UK).
When not at work, Tim still kids himself that he could run a marathon, ok, maybe a half marathon, and puts his decline in form down to his primary school aged twin girls.
Associate Solicitor and Registered Trade Mark Attorney
Jacqui began her legal career in Personal Injury law assisting a Wollongong based barrister. Thankfully, in October 2013 she joined the fledgling law firm, Marshall Legal, as an Executive Assistant.
By July 2013 she began practising as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and from 29 July 2015 she became a Registered Trade Mark Attorney.
Jacqui also holds a Bachelor of Arts majoring in English Literature with a minor in Spanish.
Jacqui is the engine room of the trade mark registration practice of Marshall Marks, our registered trade mark attorney practice.
In her spare time Jacqui enjoys reading, travelling, cooking and is always looking for new and interesting ways to keep in good health.
Michelle has over 30 years of medical experience culminating in becoming a Consultant Medical Oncologist. However, she has gratefully chosen to tackle a different career overseeing the financial health of Marshall IP Group.
It is thought that a growing obsession with Sudoku and Binary Brain Stack drove her to want to work more with figures.
This is how we've helped others
"Marshall IP Group has been assisting SAI Global with its trade mark, IT and other intellectual property agreements for over 4 years now. They have demonstrated a good understanding of our businesses and services and this commercial understanding is applied to the legal advice and assistance they have provided. They have shown expertise beyond their size and (regional) location and an ability to stand their ground against their City counterparts: you get the quality of a city law firm partner but you are not charged the big city law firm rates. They are pro-active, commercially sensible and this has given me, as a busy in-house Corporate Counsel and Company Secretary, peace of mind in relation to SAI Global’s national and international IP Portfolio and other legal needs. "Read More >
"Marshall IP Group has been a supporter of the iAccelerate from its very beginnings. iAccelerate is a state of the art incubator for start-ups and early stage technology businesses located at the University of Wollongong’s Innovation Campus. Marshall IP Group’s CEO, Tim Marshall, has provided thorough, thoughtful and insightful contributions to iAccelerate providing informative seminars, workshops and advice for many of iAccelerate’s companies. Marshall IP Group demonstrates a commitment to the innovation agenda for Australia and the Illawarra region. "Read More >
"Marshall Legal helped us out with a particularly nasty allegation of IP rights infringement. They quickly got to the nub of the problem and navigated the complex regime of trade marks and copyright law to diffuse the situation. Not only were the allegations withdrawn but we got our costs back. I would recommend Marshall Legal; not only did they get us a great result, they put our minds at ease throughout the proceeding."Read More >
"I am delighted to recommend Tim Marshall and the team at Marshall IP Group for all aspects of intellectual property and technology law. Marshall IP Group fills an important space in the legal market in regional Australia and Australian capital cities. The businesses that I am heavily involved in, RMB Lawyers and Unison Outsourcing, have both enjoyed excellent advice and customer service from Marshall IP Group in relation to trade marking our businesses and protecting our brand."Read More >
"Nobody likes to have to fight a court case and especially one against an internationally based company, but that was what we found ourselves facing in 2012. We were so lucky we found Tim Marshall of Marshall Legal. We highly recommend his services to anyone who wants a good business lawyer that gives good solid advice on all matters, including Intellectual property matters, trademarks and Patent attorneys who have proved invaluable to our business"Read More >