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Jaimie Wolbers

Senior Associate
+61.2.9513.2539
Fax +61.2.9513.2399

Ms. Wolbers is an intellectual property lawyer in the Sydney office whose legal experience encompasses both private practice and in-house legal work. Ms. Wolbers primarily advises clients of the firm's Pharma and Biopharma practice in relation to protecting and maintaining their intellectual property rights (including patent, trademark, copyright and trade secrets) and also has experience in providing advice in relation to privacy related matters.

Ms. Wolbers has also advised clients in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries in relation to marketing and regulatory compliance matters.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Ms. Wolbers worked in the in-house legal team at an ASX-listed gambling and gaming company where she provided pragmatic and commercially focused legal advice in relation to intellectual property, marketing materials, trade promotions, privacy and commercial contracts.

Ms. Wolbers has also worked in the intellectual property practice of a global law firm, during which time she was seconded to the Australian office of a global pharmaceutical company.

In 2011, Ms. Wolbers was the associate to the Honourable Justice Philippides of the Queensland Supreme Court.

Achievements

  • Named as a Rising Star in Intellectual Property & TMT by Doyle's Guide (2018)
  • Named as a finalist in the Lawyers Weekly '30 under 30' Awards, Intellectual Property (2018)
  • Named as a finalist in the Lawyers Weekly '30 under 30' Awards, Intellectual Property (2017)
Patent Litigation
  • Acting for an innovator pharmaceutical company and its Australian licensee in respect of patent infringement disputes, including Federal Court proceedings, with a number of generic pharmaceutical competitors
  • Pfizer Australia - Efexor XR (venlafaxine) patent litigation
  • Pfizer Australia - Viagra (sildenafil) patent litigation
Patents – Pharmaceuticals
  •  Acting for a pharmaceutical company to provide advice in respect of potential barriers to entry in the Australian market for a number of molecules
  • Acting for a pharmaceutical company in respect of biosimilar product registrations who had received a cease and desist letter from a patentee and patent licensee in respect of those product registrations
Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Acting for a law firm in respect of a dispute between two law firms as to a name and corporate logo adopted by the firms
  • Acting in a dispute between former business partners in respect of the layout, getup and branding of hair blow drying salons, including a number of interlocutory hearings for security for costs and to strike out defective pleadings
  • Acting in a dispute between fashion companies regarding copyright in a number of fabric prints including in respect of a mediation and security for costs application
  • Acting in a number of disputes in respect of copyright in plans for houses
Contractual Arrangements
  • Undertaking commercial contract reviews for a number of clients in respect of technology procurement
  • Responding to an advertising complaint made to the Therapeutic Goods Advertising Council in relation to a medical device promoted in print media
  • Conducting a Business Conduct Audit in relation to a pharmaceutical company including designing the scope of the audit, reviewing paper and electronic based material provided by the business and interviewing key staff members as well as drafting the final report