WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT US

TJC have provided endless opportunities from re-branding and trademarking our existing business and products, along with the source of potential investors, through their connections on mainland Australia. 

Our Weaknesses have turned to Strengths, our Threats into Opportunities,  the experience has been priceless, we never thought we’d get to where we are now.

We highly recommended TJC to anyone who aspires to develop their ‘new and existing’ small business venture in Creative Industries." 

Adhapudhay Eso! (Thank you Very Much!) to Terri Janke @ Company Pty Ltd. Specialists, Terri Janke and Andrew Pitt, are expert Business Consultants.


Isolated in the Torres Strait, Panipan Designs has been blessed to achieve significant milestones under their leadership and support through their entrepreneurial journey.  Panipan Designs are eternally grateful for TJC challenging it’s ideals and made the ‘heavy lifting’ effortless.

Our self-confidence has soared, helping us make our Business Plan crystal clear and achievable, from marketing to pitching our business ideals, through to developing our existing and new products.

 

Edwin & Regina Turner
Founders
Panipan Designs

I have always admired and followed Terri Janke and her work on intellectual property and the cultural rights of our mob in the arts sector. I had put off contacting a legal firm to assist me with the legalities surrounding my business needs as I was unsure if they would represent me appropriately. Terri and her legal firm are one that I trust completely and know that as an Indigenous person in business, I am looked after. Terri’s team are professional, prompt and easy to work with and listened genuinely to what my needs were and provided legal agreements that considered my rights and the rights of my clients as well.  

Krystal Hurst
Artist and Creative Director
Gillawarra Arts

DKA [Desert Knowledge Australia] works with the knowledges and knowledge-holders of the desert and we need to make sure we are correctly articulating and managing IP and ICIP rights.  Terri and her team patiently and expertly worked through the important complexities to create a strong, clear ICIP protocol for DKA and now we’re working together to develop our IP Management Plan. Thanks Terri and Anika!  

Lauren Ganley
(Former) Chief Executive Officer
Desert Knowledge Australia (DKA)

Terri brings legal know-how, hands-on expertise and tremendous vitality to her work. I have worked with her for more than ten years on intellectual property and Indigenous and cultural property issues. She has authored a pioneering study for the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) on the use of IP systems by Indigenous communities (Minding Culture), and she is currently a consultant to WIPO in two significant capacity-building projects in the Pacific. Terri has a sharp legal mind and formidable people-skills – it’s always a pleasure working with her. 

Wend Wendland (commenting in his personal capacity)

Head, Traditional Creativity, Cultural Expressions and Cultural Heritage Section

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

Terri’s a personal hero and an inspiration to me ever since we met. Her personal values are reflected in her company, she’s a person with integrity and honesty who responds to any challenge placed upon her with vigour, hard work, determination and focus. 

Nancia Guivarra

Journalist & Indigenous media professional

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Credits

 

All professional photography is by Jamie James at James Photographic Services.

The painting  'Ancient Tracks and Waterholes' (2019) by Rene Kulitja has been used under license in the firm photographs on the TJC website homepage and staff profiles. See Maruku Arts for more work by Rene Kulitja.

The visual artwork ‘Freshwater Lagoon 1’ by Lisa Michl Ko-manggen has been used under license in some photographs and videos. See Cape York Art for more work by Ko-manggen.

The painting ‘My Country’ by Bibi Barba has been used under license in some photographs and Law Way videos. Visit her website to see more.

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email: tjc@terrijanke.com.au