Career Highlights

Winner of the GC O’Donnell Essay Prize 2009 – an international prize for an essay displaying original thinking regarding copyright and the protection of the interests of authors.

Appointed Adjunct Professor, RMIT University, School of Art – 2009

Spinouts of former Amcor and Australian Paper technologies – 2001-2007

Negotiation and management of Technology companies from major Australian Universities 1995 – present

International Brand registration management – Melbourne-based software developer with third-largest world market-share in its application – 2002-present

Westgate Logistics Pty Ltd v National Union of Workers – Federal Court of Australia and Australian Industrial Relations Commission 2002 – litigation management.

Maggbury Pty Ltd v Hafele Australia Pty Ltd (2001) 53 IPR 1 (High Court of Australia) and related lower court proceedings –  Confidential information – Litigation support

Spincode Pty Ltd v Look Software Pty Ltd [2001] VSCA 248 – Ethics – advice and related litigation

Refurbishment and re-launch of Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne 2001-7

A series of major Department of Defence Acquisition projects including software platforms, land equipment, aviation construction and delivery up to A$2.7 Bn – 1997-2001

Brand recapture:  Life. Be in it 1997-2004

Assistance with negotiation and documentation of the creation of eMERGE Co-operative Multimedia Centre 1995-6

Due diligence and reconstitution of the Collaborative Information Technology Research Institute (CITRI) – a joint venture between University of Melbourne and RMIT 1995-7

Direct involvement in negotiation and creation of six Co-operative Research Centres in First and Second-round funding 1991-3 on behalf of CSIRO

Gerard Cassegrain Pty Ltd v. CSIRO & Ors – Federal Court NSW General Div. 1992-3 – Litigation management

CSIRO v. South Australian Timber Corporation  – High Court and Supreme Court 1991 – Litigation management

Autodesk v. Dyason – Federal Court & High Court Appeals 1990-1 -research and litigation support