Meet Tony Bennett

Founding Director and Chairman of the Board
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Tony Bennett

Profile

Name
Tony Bennett
Position
Founding Director and Chairman of the Board
Contact

Tony Bennett

Director
Intellectual Property
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 intellectual 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 innovator, Greenbox Systems. He has more than 35 years of experience in law and is highly respected within the legal fraternity.

Tony Bennett nominated as “Preeminent” Leading Intellectual Property Lawyer – Queensland, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Bennett & Philp Lawyers named as a “First Tier” Leading Intellectual Property Law Firm – Queensland 2017, 2018.

Tony Bennett nominated as “Recommended” Leading Technology, Media and Telecommunications Lawyers – Queensland 2017, 2018.

Bennett & Philp nominated as “Recommended” Leading Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law Firm – Queensland 2017, 2018.

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Experienced, respected, trusted.

Tony's success can be attributed to his thorough knowledge of the rule of law and his innate ability to simplify highly complex matters.
  • Commercialisation and Licensing of IP
  • Copyright
  • Designs
  • Domain Names
  • Global Investment
  • IP Due Diligence
  • IP Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Misleading and Deceptive Conduct and Passing Off
  • Misuse of Confidential Information
  • Patents
  • Trade Marks

Milestones

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
Admissions
1979 Supreme Court of Queensland
1979 High Court of Australia

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Publications by Tony Bennett

A leading intellectual property lawyer
19 June 2018 News & Media

Shark Tank – A Motivator for Protecting IP

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15 May 2018 News & Media

In the Intellectual Property World the Shoey Should be on the Other Foot!

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27 April 2018 News & Media

Would You Like Fries with That Lawsuit?

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