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Sara Zokaei Fard

Fax +61.3.9205.2055
Ms. Zokaei Fard is a lawyer in the Intellectual Property group focusing on copyright, design and trade mark protection and enforcement.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Law Institute of Victoria member


  • Assisting in trade mark infringement proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia and in defending a trade mark cancellation action.
  • Assisting in appealing decisions of the Australian Trade Marks Office to the Federal Court of Australia.
  • Advising on intellectual property litigation regarding alleged misleading and deceptive conduct and passing off.
  • Assisting Animals Australia in its successful AD(JR) Act challenge to decisions to grant export permits for the export of live sheep.


  • Advising a range of fashion brands in copyright infringement proceedings and in relation to the protection, management and exploitation of copyright.
  • Advising a range of designer builders on copyright infringement in relation to building plans and issues relating to the protection, management and exploitation of copyright.

Designs and Trade Marks

  • Advising a range of fashion designers and brands regarding design ownership, protection and exploitation.
  • Prosecuting, managing and enforcing Australian and international trade mark portfolios.
  • Assisting trade mark opposition proceedings and non-use proceedings at IP Australia.