Working closely with clients from the original conception of an idea through to creation, advertising and promotion, Belinda’s practice encompasses all aspects of intellectual property law including portfolio management, trade mark and design clearance searches and advice, trade mark oppositions and removal actions, prosecution of domestic and international trade marks and designs, dispute resolution and advice in relation to copyright, misuse of confidential information, breaches of the consumer protection provisions of the Australian Consumer Law and passing off.
Belinda also focuses on the negotiation and drafting of a broad range of commercial agreements such as intellectual property and technology licences, confidentiality agreements as well as distribution and supply agreements.
"Helping our clients to succeed in their businesses is the most rewarding part of what I do. This isn't a job for me. It's my passion."
Large Australian luggage manufacturer – successfully opposed a trade mark owned by Samsonite.
Manufacturer of the largest 3D Printer in the world – implementing an overseas trade mark protection strategy spanning 18 countries.
Australian Cosmeceutical company – negotiating the sale of one of its Australian trade marks to a UK company for six figure sum.
Belinda is part of Macpherson Kelley’s Intellectual Property team, which has been ranked in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific guide, and is listed as a leading firm by the World Trademark Review 1000.
Bachelor of Laws, University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Arts, University of Melbourne
Member, Law Institute of Victoria
Member, Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand
- Intellectual Property Protection & Enforcement
- Brand Strategy advice
- Brand & Technology Licensing
- Commercial Contracts
- Trade Mark Opposition, Revocation & Removal Actions
- Consumer & Competition Law