Oceanica Intellectual Property Law Fiji
At Oceanica IP we understand that the long term sustainability of an establishment is largely tied to its ability to profit from its own ideas. To protect the rights to those ideas, or to acquire permission to bring them to life, requires skills and expertise. Oceanica IP is a dedicated law firm that specializes and provides intellectual property services and other commercial transactions. With a team of qualified individuals who have the time for you, we strive to offer quality services to every client as we understand the value behind your creativity and the need to protect it. In Fiji, Intellectual Property is protected under the Trademark Act Cap 240, Merchandise Mark Act Cap 241, Patent Act Cap 239, UK Design Act Cap 242 and Copyright Act 1999.
Pita K Niubalavu
Pita K Niubalavu is a Barrister and Solicitor, founder of Oceanica Intellectual Property and a Part-time Lecturer on IP Laws with University of Fiji. Pita holds a Master of Laws in Intellectual Property (LLM-IP) from Australia. Pita spent 9 years with the Civil Service before joining MAK law as a legal executive and later as an Associate Solicitor. He also worked as Intellectual Property Consultant with the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), a regional organisation serving 22 Pacific Island countries and territories.
Dr. Charles V Trappey
Australia Trademark Attorney
Professor Charles V. Trappey is a registered Trademark Attorney in Australia and has a long academic career with the National Chiao Tung University. He holds a Masters Degree in Intellectual Property Law from Australia, Masters Degree in Quantitative Business Analysis and a PhD in Consumer Science and Retailing from the USA. Professor Trappey’s research, teaching and industrial cooperation combine qualifications of marketing, entrepreneurship, innovation management, intellectual property and trademark law for brand management and franchise development.
Senior Conveyancing Officer
Amrita Singh is the Senior Conveyancing Officer at Oceanica Intellectual Property Lawyers.
Her previous experiences include a 5-year stint as a Legal Executive at MA Khan Esq Lawyers and as the Conveyancing and Securities Officer at BRED Bank Fiji Limited for 2 years.
Her work at Oceanica Intellectual Property Lawyers include handling all conveyancing matters including general transfers, mortgages, deeds, agreements, trademarks and company related documents.
Amrita’s has a qualification in the field of Hospitality Management and in Sales and Marketing.
Shabreen Khan is working for Oceanica Intellectual Property Lawyers as the Conveyancing Officer.
She has previously worked MA Khan Esq Lawyers for 4 years as Executive from 2012-2016.
Shabreen has also worked for Ashok’s Transport Limited (General Carrier Contractors & Ferry Services) as the Operations Manager.
Her experiences are a testament to her desire to expand her knowledge and skills in order to be able to contribute to the beautiful country of Fiji.
Her qualification includes various certificates and an advanced certificate in Information Technology.
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