Julius & Creasy
Julius & Creasy is a Civil law firm established in the year 1879. With its 140-year history, Julius & Creasy is one of the oldest law firms in Sri Lanka. The firm offers an extensive range of full legal services in the fields of Corporate, Commercial, Banking, Insurance, Tax, Property and Construction, Intellectual Property, Information Technology, Telecommunications, Infrastructure, Shipping, Maritime and Admiralty, Commercial Litigation, Arbitration and Employment Law.
The Intellectual Property division of the firm advises on diverse areas ranging from patent, trademark, copyright, industrial designs, domain names, involving sundry fields such as biotechnology, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, computers, software, media, entertainment etc. Our clients represent numerous multinational companies, which include a majority of the Fortune 500 companies.
We undertake a full range of enforcement, management and transactional matters. We advise foreign and local clients on the registration, clearance, protection and exploitation of Intellectual Property rights, as well as manage and co-ordinate our clients’ Intellectual Property portfolios in Sri Lanka. We represent clients before the National Intellectual Property Office (NIPO) in respect of application, registration, ex parte and/or opposition inquiry, recording of assignment, recording of license, renewal of registration etc. of trademarks/patents or industrial designs to overcome objections.