Tracey Berger is the Managing Director of Spruson & Ferguson’s Sydney and Melbourne offices and a Director of the firm’s Asia-Pacific trade mark practices. In 2009, Tracey co-authored the 4th edition of Shanahan’s Laws of Trade Marks and Passing Off, the leading text on trade mark law in Australia and has authored many of International Trade Mark Association (INTA)’s publications including their guides on Opposition and Cancellation procedures in Australia, Papua New Guinea, and Tonga, as well as contributing to the Australian chapter of the latest edition of INTA’s publication on Famous and Well-Known Marks.
Peter Hallett is a highly experienced lawyer and trade mark practitioner, with more than twenty years’ experience across all aspects of intellectual property law. He has been recognised as a leading trade mark and commercial IP lawyer in industry guides such as Managing IP, World Trademark Review, Best Lawyers and Doyle’s Guide to the Leading IP Lawyers in Victoria.
Sylvie Tso is a lawyer as well as a registered Australian Patent and Trade Mark Attorney and has over 15 years of experience in the IP field. Sylvie is experienced in delivering IP services to many sectors of the technology based community, including inventors, start-up and established companies, universities, CRCs and research institutions.
John Afaras is a Consultant at Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers with extensive experience acting for a number of major international companies overseeing their trade mark portfolios, advising on anti-counterfeiting strategies and brand protection and development. John’s expertise has been recognised both domestically and internationally by publications such as Guide to the World’s Leading Patent Law Practitioner’s, Best Lawyers International and Intellectual Asset Management’s IAM Patent Litigators 250.
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