Brett Lewis

Brett Lewis

Principal | Trade Marks Attorney
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Brett specialises in domestic and international trade mark law and manages the trade mark portfolios of numerous local and overseas clients. He handles local and international trade mark clearance projects, trade mark registrations and trade mark disputes including opposition proceedings and disputes involving trade mark infringement, passing off and breaches of the consumer protection provisions of the Australian Consumer Law.

Brett joined the firm in 1991 and became a Partner in 1996. He has extensive experience in all aspects of trade mark law and practice and is a member of various professional bodies. He is a member of the International Trade Mark Committee of Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (FICPI) and represents FICPI Australia in the Trade Mark & Design Consultation Group meetings with IP Australia.


Awards

  • Managing Intellectual Property ‘IP Stars’: Ranked highly as an Australian ‘IP Star’, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018
  • Best Lawyers Australia Report: Leading lawyer in intellectual property, 2014 – 2017
  • International Who’s Who of Trade Mark Lawyers: listed a leading Trade Mark practitioner, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 
  • Expert Guides – Trade Mark Lawyers: World Leading Trade Mark Lawyer, 2012, 2014, 2016 & 2018
  • Asia IP Experts Guide: Nominated, 2014, 2015 & 2017 for Trade Marks
  • Who’s Who Legal: Trademarks leading practitioner, 2018

 

Memberships

  • Member: American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Member: Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia
  • Member: Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (UK)
  • Member: Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand
  • Member: Law Institute of Victoria
  • Member: Licensing Executives Society of Australia and New Zealand
  • Trade Marks Committee Member: Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété (FICPI)
  • Member: The Australian Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI Australia)
  • Member: International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI Australia)

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts, Monash University
  • Bachelor of Laws, Monash University
  • Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria
  • Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law, Monash University
  • Registered Trade Marks Attorney

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