Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
Wednesday 15 November 2017
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Helen Kavadias is a senior associate at Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick, a leading, full service intellectual property firm of patent attorneys, trade marks attorneys and IP lawyers in Australia. She is a registered Australian and New Zealand Patent and Trade Mark Attorney as well as an IP Lawyer licensed to practise in Australia.
Prior to joining Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick, Ms Kavadias was Corporate Counsel at SingTel Optus Pty Ltd, a telecommunications company. She also practised as an intellectual property and technology lawyer at Gilbert + Tobin and DibbsBarker in Australia. Ms Kavadias advises in the protection, enforcement and commercialisation of all intellectual property rights, including copyright, trade marks, patents and designs.
She specialises in:
- Trade mark clearance searches and has particular experience with pharmaceutical trade marks
- Strategic and cost effective management of global intellectual property portfolios, including global pharmaceutical, software, and consumer products companies
- Prosecuting trade mark applications in Australia and New Zealand and has filed and prosecuted hundreds of trade mark applications in Australia and New Zealand on behalf of pharmaceutical, medical device, software and consumer goods companies.
- Prosecuting patent applications in Australia and New Zealand and has filed and prosecuted hundreds of patent applications in Australia and New Zealand on behalf of pharmaceutical, medical device, software and consumer goods companies.
Other areas of her practice include privacy, confidential information, licensing, franchising, IP due diligence, domain name disputes, commercial contracts, comparative advertising, packaging and labelling matters. Ms Kavadias also advises on the regulation of pharmaceuticals including has experience in PBS/TGA and Telecommunication regulatory matters.
Helen KavadiasSenior Associate
Tel: +61 2 9285 2907