Terms of Use

These Terms of Use are issued on behalf of:

  • Davies Collison Cave Pty Ltd (ACN 613 954 368)(an incorporated patent and trade mark attorney business operating in Australia and New Zealand);

  • Davies Collison Cave Law Pty Ltd (ACN 613 954 420)(an incorporated legal practice operating in Australia); and

  • Davies Collison Cave Asia Pte Ltd (UEN 201620043E) (an incorporated patent and trade mark attorney business operating in Singapore)

(together, DCC, and also referred to below as weus and our), and govern your access to and use of this website.

We may amend these terms of use at any time. Any amendment will be effective immediately.  By continuing to use this website, you accept these terms of use as they apply from time to time.

As the material on this website is constantly evolving and changing, you should revisit these Terms of use whenever you log on.


Website content

The content on this website is provided as general information only.  It is intended for use by clients, prospective clients and members of the general public who have an interest in the nature of our work.

DCC makes no representations about the suitability, reliability, timeliness, comprehensiveness and accuracy of the information, services and other content contained on this website.

The material on this website is current at the date of publication but may be subject to change.

The information on this website is of a generic nature and may or may not be suitable for use in any given situation.  It should not be relied upon as a substitute for professional advice.

Laws obviously differ from country to country, and you should ascertain the jurisdiction relevant to any material which you access on the website.

We may or may not be authorised to provide professional advice or assistance in relation to a particular country, depending upon the jurisdiction concerned and the nature of the enquiry.

Laws may also differ from jurisdiction to jurisdiction within a country.  If information on this website is specific to a particular State or Territory, for example, this will generally be self-evident but you are urged to take account of the possibility that the information is specific to one jurisdiction only.

If you need specific legal or professional advice, you should seek advice from one of our team.  If an article has been posted by a particular individual from DCC, a good starting point is to contact that individual.

Your use of this website is not intended to create, nor should it be taken to create, a solicitor-client or attorney-client relationship between you and DCC.


Intellectual property

Copyright in this website is owned by DCC, and all trade names, trade marks and logos are owned by DCC and protected by applicable laws. You must not use our trade marks without our prior written consent.

Copyright in material displayed on the website is also owned by DCC unless stated otherwise. If the copyright owner of any material published on this web site is not DCC, then your rights in relation to that material will be as defined by the copyright owner of the material.

Your permission to access and use the material is restricted to personal, internal business and non-commercial purposes only.  If use for any other reason is required, you should seek our written permission.


Personal Information

With respect to the manner in which DCC handles personal information, you should consult our privacy policy.


Linked websites

References to other websites are provided to inform only and do not constitute or imply endorsements of any other organisation or any affiliation with DCC.

When using these other sites, you may be bound by terms and conditions posted on those websites.

We do not control and are not responsible for the content of any third party website accessed via links or references on this website.

You may link to our website provided you do so in a way that accurately indicates that the link is to a DCC page, and provided the circumstances of the link in no way mislead the reader as to the source of linked material or your relationship (if any) with DCC.


Limitation of liability

If any law implies a condition, warranty or consumer guarantee into these Terms of Use which cannot lawfully be excluded, then to the maximum extent permitted by law, our liability for any breach of such implied term or guarantee will be limited to the supply of the relevant service again or the payment of the cost of having that service re-supplied.

Subject to the foregoing, you expressly acknowledge that your use of this website is at your sole risk and that the website and materials are provided “as is”.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, we exclude all liability to you or anyone else for any loss or any damage arising from or relating in any way to the access to or use of this website.  We accept no liability in contract, tort, equity or otherwise for any damage sustained by you in connection with your use of this website or any use of content provided on this website, including any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damage (including but not limited to loss of profits, interest, data, business revenue, anticipated savings, business or goodwill).

We do not warrant and do not represent that this website, the contents of this website or any third party websites are free from viruses or other defects. You assume all responsibility for any loss, damage or consequence resulting directly or indirectly from your access to or use of the materials available on the website.  You must take your own precautions to ensure that anything you download from this website is free of viruses, spyware, worms, Trojan horses or other harmful code.

Whilst we seek to maintain accurate and current information, we do not warrant that information on this website or the content are error-free, complete or up-to-date.

Whilst we endeavour to provide continuous access to this website, we do not warrant that your access will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free. Your access to this website may be suspended in the case of system failure, maintenance, repair or any reason beyond our control.



The email addresses of DCC personnel are included on the website for business purposes only, specifically the convenience of clients and prospective clients together with others who wish to contact us for bona fide professionally-related reasons. The publication of these addresses does not constitute consent by the individual concerned to receiving unsolicited commercial electronic messages not directly related to the individual’s role or function at DCC.


Governing law

These terms of use and all matters relating to this website are governed by and are to be construed according to the laws of the State of Victoria, Australia. You consent to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria, Australia and the courts of appeal from them for determining any dispute concerning these terms of use.



For more information (including permission to reproduce material appearing on this website), contact:

Email: mail@dcc.com

Phone: +61 (3) 9254 2777