Christina Linforth-Barker is a Senior Associate in Spruson & Ferguson’s new Melbourne office, where she works as part of our trade marks team.
Christina has more than 20 years’ experience in intellectual property, specialising in trade marks, and manages the trade mark portfolios of large Australian and international clients.
As part of her trade marks practice, Christina advises on trade mark filing strategies; conducts and advises on clearance searches; prosecutes trade mark applications; handles trade mark opposition and removal proceedings, including advising on prospects and managing negotiations/settlement; and advises on trade mark infringement and related issues of passing off and breaches of Australian Consumer Law.
Christina graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism & French) from the University of Queensland and was awarded a Graduate Diploma (Intellectual Property) from the University of Melbourne. Christina has been a registered Australian Trade Mark Attorney since 2000.