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Tim Appleby

Assisting in the deployment of an enforcement campaign targeting individuals and businesses using "13CABS", "MAXI TAXI" and/or "SILVER SERVICE" without the approval of our client, a national taxi service provider.
Responding to adverse examination reports issued by IP Australia in relation to trade mark applications filed on behalf of our home builder client, Porter Davis.

Drafting and advising on intellectual property licensing agreements, including a trade mark licence and endorsement agreement with a world champion professional surfer client and a health foods/juice company.

Drafting and advising on privacy policies, ensuring compliance with relevant privacy and data protection laws in Australia, the EU and the US.

Settling a trade mark infringement action brought against our international skin care/cosmetics client, Skin Inc, and Sephora, that included a cross-claim for non-use, ensuring that Skin Inc secured all rights in the relevant trade mark and could relaunch into the Australian market.

Acting for our leading Australian automotive electronics product and service provider client, Directed Electronics, in a complex and long-running Federal Court matter involving allegations of misuse of confidential information, breaches of supplier and employment agreements, infringement of copyright, misrepresentation, payment of secret commissions, and breaches of fiduciary obligations.
Providing strategic trade mark prosecution services for the owner and operator of the Spirit of Tasmania.

Acting for Alexander McQueen in relation to trade mark and designs prosecution, oppositions, portfolio management and related dispute matters.

Drafting and advising on a collaboration agreement between our client, Gorman, and third party artists.

Acting for Samsonite in relation to a copyright infringement claim.

Acting for the owner and operator of iconic Melbourne live music venue, the Corner Hotel, in Federal Court trade mark infringement proceedings.

Providing general intellectual property legal services for not-for-profit, LifeChanger Foundation.

Providing trade mark prosecution and portfolio management services for award winning Australian gelato brand, Gelatissimo.

Acting for L1 Capital in relation to trade mark prosecution, oppositions, portfolio management and related dispute matters.

Acting for refugees and asylum seekers on Nauru and successfully obtaining visas, permits and transport for them to be transferred to Australia to receive necessary medical and other health services not available on Nauru.

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