Timothy Appleby is a commercial and litigation lawyer with extensive experience in intellectual property law, including acting for clients in matters involving trade marks, copyright, designs, confidential information, patents, and competition and consumer law issues, particularly with clients in the media, entertainment, technology, fashion, FMCG, and sports sectors.
Tim offers comprehensive intellectual property legal services, including assisting clients in the formation and protection of their brand, the ongoing management and exploitation of their intellectual property portfolio, and prosecuting and defending against infringement actions.
With a broad legal background, Tim is also well placed to assist in intellectual property matters that involve more general commercial issues.
Prior to joining the firm,Timothy worked at a large national law firm and two leading specialist media and entertainment law firms, primarily working in commercial, intellectual property, technology, media and telecommunications, and corporate law, advising clients ranging from international FMCGs, national franchisors and high net worth individuals to technology start-ups, musicians and fashion designers.
Prior to his career in law, Timothy worked in artist management within the music industry, and he continues to work closely with individuals and businesses within the creative industries generally.
- The Law Institute of Victoria member