Harrison is a senior associate in the intellectual property (IP) team focusing on IP litigation, and in particular, patent and trade mark disputes. He reguarly acts in complex IP litigation and large scale commercial disputes. Harrison's experience covers various industries including information technology, life sciences and fast moving consumer goods.
Harrison has undertaken post-graduate studies in international intellectual property law and an internship at the World Trade Organization. This provides him with a sound understanding of the multi-lateral agreements which provide the framework for domestic intellectual property law. He is also passionate about the intersection between intellectual property law and global public health.
He has acted in proceedings in the Federal Court and Full Federal Court of Australia, as well as the Supreme Courts of Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland.
Harrison is commercial, pragmatic and personable. He is dedicated to achieving the best results for his clients.
Prior to joining K&L Gates, Harrison was a senior associate in the intellectual property group at a global law firm where he worked on contentious intellectual property matters, including patent, trade mark and copyright disputes as well as commercial disputes.
- Recognised by Managing IP Stars as a Rising Star (2023)
- Recognised by Doyle's Guide for Intellectual Property & TMT Law Rising Stars – Victoria (2023)
- Listed in the Best Lawyers in Australia: Ones to Watch™ for Intellectual Property law (2023-present)
- Recognised as a Rising Star by Australasian Lawyer (2023)
- Arts Law Centre Australia volunteer (2016-present)
- “Copyright Implications of Generative AI Systems,” The Computer & Internet Lawyer, September 2023
- ‘Exclusive Licensees without Standing,’ Intellectual Property Forum 55, 2016
- ‘Copyright final frontier for Axanar enterprise’, Griffith Hack, 2016
- ‘Beer and Wine and Children’s Toys,’ Intellectual Property Forum 25, 2017
- ‘Copyright case against U2 latest to test the boundary of originality and creativity’, Griffith Hack, 2017
- ‘Court decision highlights difficulty in challenging innovation patents’, The Brand Protection Blog, 2017
- ‘CIIs - The Australian Encompass Full Court Decision’, Inside Tech Law, 2019
- ‘CIIs - Encompass Repipe-d’, Inside Tech Law, 2020