Areas of Expertise/SectorTrade MarksPacific Island Trade MarksTrade Mark Infringement & EnforcementTrade Mark Portfolio Management, Maintenance & RenewalsTrade Mark Clearance SearchingBusiness NamesTrade Mark Filing, Prosecution & RegistrationAgribusiness & Food TechnologyArts, Media & FashionFood & BeverageConsumer GoodsMedical TechnologyICT, Electronics & SoftwareEngineering & ManufacturingIP Portfolio Management, Maintenance & Renewals
Janette specialises in all aspects of trade mark law. She particularly enjoys learning about her clients’ businesses and commercial objectives before developing a tailored brand protection strategy or enforcement program.
Janette’s practice includes conducting clearance searches prior to a product or service launch, managing clients’ filing programs and trade mark portfolios, advising on prosecution, opposition, due diligence and enforcement matters. She represents local and international clients in a wide range of industries, such as health and beauty, food and beverages, fashion, technology, sports, garden and hardware.
She has previously held the role of in-house counsel at a global energy drinks company in Europe, responsible for global clearances and managing the trade mark portfolio in the Australasia, Pacific and Oceania region. Janette was also part of our Melbourne based Trade Marks team before recently relocating to our Hong Kong office.
Janette has authored articles published in the World Trademark Review Daily and was interviewed for the Asia IP Magazine on numerous occasions.
Masters of Laws (Intellectual Property and Taxation), The University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Laws, The University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting major), The University of Melbourne
Registered Trade Marks Attorney
Admitted as Australian Lawyer of the Supreme Court of Victoria and High Court of Australia
The Law Society of Hong Kong
International Trademark Association (INTA)
Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ)
The Institute of Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (IPTA)
Licensing Executives Society Aus & NZ (LESANZ)
Law Institute of Victoria (LIV)
Australian Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong (AustCham HK)