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B.A., B.Ec., LL.B. (Hons.), M.IP Law, Trade Mark Attorney
Ian is a Senior Associate working in the Trade Mark Group. His areas of practice encompass all aspects of trade mark searching and clearance for use, registration, oppositions and advice in relation to trade mark enforcement internationally. He has handled trade mark matters in most countries worldwide, including directly before the Australian, United Kingdom, European Community Trade Mark, New Zealand and Pacific Island Trade Mark Offices. Ian represents both local and international clients with business interests in a wide range of industries and has a thriving practice in all aspects of prosecution and protection of trade mark rights.
In 2013, Ian was recognised as a world leading trade mark professional in the World Trade Mark Review 1000. Ian was also acknowledged as a leading lawyer for trade marks in the 2013 edition of Asia IP Experts. He also has particular expertise in the system for International Registration of Trade Marks and is a co-author of the International Registration section of Lahore: Patent, Trade Mark and Related Rights.
Lex Medicus has successfully defended its Australian trade mark application for the mark Lex Medicus against a trade mark… more »
The 'Mind Your Own Business' trade mark has a significant reputation. Use of the trade mark 'Train Your Own… more »
On 15 April 2012, the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Bill 2011 ("Amending Act") received… more »
On 12 August 2013, Ian Drew and Ross Clark attended Brand Tasmania's meet the producers networking event. Producers… more »
Davies Collison Cave is proud to have been announced as the winner of the 2013 Corporate Intl Magazine Legal… more »
Davies Collison Cave is proud to have been ranked as a 'Gold' tier firm in the World Trade Mark Review 1000 (WTR1000… more »