She acts for a range of Australian and international clients on IP commercialisation, brand protection and IP enforcement matters, with particular expertise in the entertainment, luxury brands, FMCG and new technology sectors and in multi-jurisdictional issues.
Rebecca’s experience includes:
- advising on all types of IP-related agreements and transactions, including joint ventures relating to the development and commercialisation of new technologies;
- designing and running innovative market enforcement campaigns for rightsholders dealing with counterfeits and lookalikes in Australia; and
- managing IP and contract litigation in the Supreme and Federal Courts, the Federal Circuit and Family Court, the Copyright Tribunal and at appellate level in the NSW Court of Appeal, the Full Federal Court and the High Court, as well as ICC international arbitration.
Rebecca is a management committee member of the Copyright Society of Australia and a member of the Communications and Media Law Association (CAMLA) and the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand. She co-developed and co-lectures the “Intellectual Property & Tech Commercialisation: Strategic Management of the Lifecycle of Innovation” Masters course at the University of New South Wales.
Rebecca has a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) and a Bachelor of Arts (majoring in English and French) from the University of Sydney. She is also qualified to practise in England and Wales, having trained at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in London and Paris prior to joining Gilbert + Tobin.
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