Belinda specialises in intellectual property law and heads up our Intellectual Property practice. She advises clients in a wide range of industries on intellectual property protection and management, the development of new brands, franchising and compliance, opposition and infringement disputes, privacy and compliance and trade mark matters in Australia and internationally.
Operating a full-service trade marks practice, with over 4,000 trade marks under management, Belinda has a wealth of knowledge based on her dealings with IP Australia and facilitating the filing and management of trade marks on a world-wide basis.
“With dual qualifications in law and international business, Belinda epitomises the firm’s problem-solving prowess, devising strategic solutions for a diverse range of brand owners across the gamut of industries.”
She acts in relation to intellectual property audits and due diligence, domain name protection and disputes, business name registration and advice as well as the licensing, commercialisation and acquisition of intellectual property.
Belinda assists a broad range of clients from start-ups to publicly-listed companies, including a number of well-known brands. Her clients include travel and accommodation businesses, mining and engineering companies, hotels, airports, agricultural companies, health providers, life science and biotechnology companies, technology companies, large retail brands, FMCG companies, charities and many international referring firms.
Her dual qualifications in law and international business provide a valuable understanding of the challenges facing business today, and she is known for her ability to tailor innovative, yet practical solutions.
A large multinational company
Ongoing work negotiating complex cross-border co-existence agreements.
A pre-eminent Australian agribusiness
Strategic branding, portfolio management and trade mark enforcement matters.
An ASX100 listed company
Advising on intellectual property infringement matters both in Australia and internationally.
One of the world’s largest real estate and leisure developers
Successful trade mark opposition and infringement matters central to its Australian portfolio.
Advising on intellectual property protection, preparation of franchise agreements and disclosure documents and compliance with the Franchising Code of Conduct.