I am a barrister practising mainly in intellectual property, trade practices, telecommunications and general commercial law in Australia including:
•infringement and validity actions – patents, trade marks, registered designs
•seeking and defending interlocutory injunction applications;
•representing parties at mediations;
•trade mark and patent oppositions and appeals;
• copyright infringement;
•preparation of opinions relating to validity and infringement of intellectual property rights.
Prior to coming to the Bar, I was a partner in the IP/TP and telco group of Mallesons Stephen Jaques.
Memberships and associations
Amongst other things, I am
- a panellist for the World Intellectual Property Organisation’s Arbitration and Mediation Centre under ICANN’s Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP);
- a member of the Law Council of Australia‘s Intellectual Property Law Committee;
- a member of IPSANZ, the Copyright Society of Australia and ALAI.
Senior Fellow, Faculty of Law at Monash University:
I commenced teaching Designs Law in the postgraduate program at Monash University in 2008 with Ray Hind. I also taught Copyright in 2012 and 2013 and, with John Gibbs, Patents Law in 2015 and 2016. For more than 10 years prior to that, I was a Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne teaching copyright or patents in the postgraduate program.
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