Copyright is a complex area of law that is always changing. It is always best to seek advice on copyright from a lawyer who is well versed in copyright law.

Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick Lawyers has extensive experience in assisting copyright owners assert their rights through a range of strategies.


Malcolm is a Principal of Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick and Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick Lawyers. His practice is split between litigious matters and his work as a patent attorney.


Magda has completed a science degree, where she majored in Chemistry, in addition to a Bachelor of Laws. She joined Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick Lawyers (POFL) in 2007 and was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria in 2008. In her time at POFL, she has developed a wide range of experience in all aspects of intellectual property including patent, design, trade mark, copyright and trade practices issues.


Greg was the Chairman of the Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick Board and has been with the firm since 1985. Greg initially worked in the industry as a corporate patent and trade marks adviser, and later worked with a general legal practice in Melbourne. He was a founding partner of Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick Lawyers in 1996, and is the firm’s senior litigator.

BEng(Civil)(Hons) LLB LLM FIPTA

Adrian is an intellectual property lawyer who combines legal expertise with deep technological knowledge to advise Australian and international businesses in the resolution of commercial IP disputes.


David is an experienced IP litigator and registered patent and trade marks attorney who brings a technological understanding together with legal expertise to resolve IP disputes for Australian and international businesses.


Chris has extensive experience in conducting litigation for local and international clients, and has conducted cases concerning the validity and enforcement of patents, trade marks and designs, as well as the obtainment of rights in appeals from the Australian Intellectual Property Office.

BA, LLB (Hons), LLM (IPR)

Kerryn is an experienced IP lawyer who brings commercial understanding together with legal expertise to help Australian and international clients understand and commercialise their IP assets. Having worked in private practice and in-house, and for rights holders, licensees and customers, she sees the full picture and provides pragmatic solutions to difficult problems. She understands the commercial interests of listed, government, regulated and other entities.

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