Tim's practice involves contentious and non-contentious intellectual property law matters, with a focus on commercialisation of intellectual property rights.
Tim's non-contentious practice includes the preparation and negotiation of commercial agreements for all intellectual property and related rights, including commercialisation, assignment, licensing and confidentiality agreements. Tim regularly advises clients on general commercial matters, consumer protection and trade practices matters as well as intellectual property rights and their enforcement. He has also worked as in-house counsel for a government agency where he advised on, amongst other things, licensing, distribution and finance arrangements, privacy, corporate law and governance issues.
Tim has acted for clients in patent opposition proceedings before the Australian Patent Office, trade mark opposition proceedings before the Australian Trade Marks Office and patent, trade mark and design infringement and revocation proceedings, copyright infringement and breach of confidence matters in the Federal Court of Australia. He has acted for clients in the telecommunications, broadcasting and entertainment, arts, fashion, financial, medical device, consumer electronics, mining and pharmaceutical industries, and has also acted for government and not for profit organisations.