Andrew conducts a specialist practice in intellectual property law with a predominate focus on trade mark law and passing off. 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.
Prior to coming to the bar Andrew worked in the national trade marks group and the domain name disputes group of Griffith Hack.
At the bar Andrew has represented clients in Federal Court and Trade Marks Office matters in both Melbourne and Sydney, including in numerous recent trade marks disputes. He continues to advise clients on complex issues of trade mark registration, opposition and infringement and assists other trade mark attorneys, IP solicitors and senior counsel in these issues. 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).
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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