Andrew conducts a specialist practice in intellectual property law with a predominate focus on trade mark law and passing off. He is recommended in the World Trademark Review 1000 (2017) as "highly knowledgeable, very good at drafting and excellent counsel". His other areas include domain names, copyright, designs, patents, internet law, confidential information and related areas of misleading and deceptive conduct. He does not accept briefs outside these areas.
Andrew has represented clients in Federal Court, Supreme Court, Federal Circuit Court and Trade Marks Office matters, including in numerous recent trade marks disputes. He has authored a number of articles in professional journals on these issues and is the author of the online publication Australian Trade Mark Opposition Law (www.oppositionlaw.com.au).
In the area of domain name law Andrew is also an abritrator with ADNDRC based in Hong Kong and the Czech Arbtriation Court in Prague.
He is also a member of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand and the Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys and has lectured intellectual property law to undergraduate students.
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