Our Authors

Our blog editorial team is made up of specialist lawyers, who are passionate about intellectual property and technology law.

Ben Coogan: is a Partner in our IP & T team and practises in the areas of intellectual property and commercial litigation, franchising, defamation, information technology, and competition and consumer law. He has extensive experience in patent, copyright, trade mark and designs litigation. More about Ben…
Tony Conaghan: is one of Australia’s leading lawyers in his areas of expertise with wide experience in intellectual property & technology, ICT, new media, life sciences, franchising & commerce, nationally and internationally. More about Tony…
David Gaszner: conducts litigation and manages disputes for a wide range of clients across various Australian jurisdictions. He regularly acts as a mediator in a variety of disputes and has particular expertise in franchising, information technology, intellectual property and advertising and marketing law. More about David…
Peter Le Guay: specialises in intellectual property and advertising law. He has extensive experience acting on a range of intellectual property issues, notably trade marks and copyright, and manages the intellectual property portfolios of a number of large multinational organisations. He is an experienced intellectual property and consumer law litigator with a wealth of knowledge in relation to marketing claims and trade promotions. More about Peter…
Matthew Prescott: practices in the areas of software, technology, procurement and intellectual property law (with a focus on IP commercialisation and IT procurement) and has broad experience in privacy, competition and consumer regulation and franchising. His team manages the trade mark portfolios of several clients across various industries and he acts for franchisors in sectors including retail, food, agribusiness and the motor vehicle industry. More about Matthew…
Josh Simons: Josh is an intellectual property and competition law specialist. Josh’s practice encompasses all aspects of the creation, acquisition, commercialisation, management, protection, and enforcement of intellectual property rights. He also advises clients on competition law issues across a diverse range of industry sectors including manufacturing, electricity (transmission and distribution), ports, construction and franchise and distribution. More about Josh…
Katrina Chambers TEMP Photo Katrina Chambers: is a Special Counsel in our Corporate team.  Her practice includes licensing and commercialisation of IP, assistance with IP ownership and structuring issues, research and development collaborations, alliances and joint venture arrangements, the sale and purchase of IP assets and companies, IP audits and due diligence, establishment of franchise systems, manufacturing, supply and distribution agreements, general contracts law and commercial and corporate law. More about Katrina…
Neil Sadler: practices in commercial litigation, alternative dispute resolution and risk management. He has specific expertise in trade practices, intellectual property and corporate regulation. More about Neil…
Georgia Campbell PORTRAIT TEMP Photo - BLOG Georgia Campbell: is a Lawyer in the Brisbane IP, Technology & Regulatory team. She has experience in intellectual property, franchising and media law, and has been involved in general civil litigation across various jurisdictions.
Ray-Marshall-BLOG Ray Marshall: Ray practises in the areas of intellectual property and information technology, including IP protection and dispute resolution, ICT procurement, and technology and internet legal issues. He has advised both vendors and customers of IP and IT, including IP protection, enforcement and commercialisation for research entities and new businesses, and ICT supply and procurement strategy for software companies and sophisticated buyers including both private and government entities.