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Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett

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Bennett & Philp Lawyers Founding Director and Chairman of the Board
+61 7 3001 2901

A highly acclaimed intellectual property lawyer, Tony acts for Australian and international entities in relation to commercial ventures, dealing with the protection and transfer of intellectual property rights, distribution agreements for patents, trade marks, copyright and other forms of industrial property.

Tony’s clients include commercial organisations from both the public and private sectors, patent and trade mark attorneys, private individuals and a number of multi-national organisations. His clients extend across the Asia-Pacific Region, Europe and the United States.

His success can be attributed to his thorough knowledge of the rule of law and his innate ability to simplify highly complex matters. Tony’s strong commercial background gives him a unique capacity to assist litigants make commercially rational decisions in the midst of heated litigation.

Tony is a Bennett & Philp Lawyers Founding Partner and the Chairman of the Board.

In addition, Tony is a Director of the National Plastics Group and a Director of ecycle innovaor, Greenbox Systems. He has more than 35 years of experience in law and is highly respected within the legal fraternity.

Tony Bennett and Ken Philp of Bennett & Philp nominated as “Preeminent" Leading Intellectual Property Lawyers – Queensland, 2015, 2016 and 2017.”

Bennett & Philp Lawyers named as a "First Tier" Leading Intellectual Property Law Firm - Queensland 2017

Tony Bennett nominated as "Recommended" Leading Technology, Media and Telecommunications Lawyers - Queensland 2017

Qualifications: 
Bachelor of Laws | University of Queensland
Master of Laws (Advanced) (LL.M) | Intellectual Property Law and Restrictive Trade Practices | University of Queensland
Memberships: 
Queensland Law Society
Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand International Trademark Association
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Admission: 
1979 Supreme Court of Queensland
1979 High Court of Australia
Related Services: 
Commercialisation and Licensing of IP
Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys
IP Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Misuse of Confidential Information
Misleading and Deceptive Conduct and Passing Off
Trade Marks
Patents
Copyright
Designs
Domain Names
IP Due Diligence
Global Investment