Sally is a Senior Associate with the Trade Mark group of Davies Collison Cave, advising on all aspects of trade marks including, selection, searching, prosecution, opposition and infringement as well as related issues under the Australian Consumer Law and passing off. She has expertise in both national and international jurisdictions and has worked in-house on secondment for a major telecommunications client and during 2005, worked for a European Attorney Firm in the United Kingdom, where she gained experience on all aspects of European trademark law and practice.
Sally has a particular interest in protecting brands in the online environment and provides advice in relation to effective trade mark protection in this context, including domain name and social media user name registrations and disputes. She has also lodged several UDRP/auDRP Complaints on behalf of clients. Sally also has experience in devising strategies for protecting brands in multiple foreign jurisdictions.
Sally is a current committee member of the Law Institute of Victoria IT/IP Committee where she routinely assists in submissions on current Intellectual Property Policy issues. Sally was also a member of the 2007 auDA Names Policy Panel Review Committee and the 2010 auDA New 2LDS Advisory Panel.
Sally is a current editor of the Internet Law Bulletin and regularly contributes to this publication and has published in the Law Institute Journal of Victoria, Internet Law Bulletin and Managing Intellectual Property.