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Donna Short, Henry Davis York


Donna has over 20 years' experience advising on intellectual property issues including intellectual property identification, protection and commercialisation, as well as assisting with intellectual property disputes.

Her areas of expertise also encompass technology, privacy, domain name disputes and Australian Consumer Law issues. Donna's expertise in the privacy area includes assisting private and public sector organisations with privacy projects to update their privacy compliance procedures and policies, as well as advising on use of data and customer analytics.

Donna assists her clients with enforcing their intellectual property rights including acting in trade mark opposition proceedings before IP Australia and in Federal Court proceedings. She also carries out compliance reviews for advertising campaigns.

Donna also has significant expertise in advising clients on complex intellectual property transactions with a cross-border element.

Donna regularly presents to clients and industry on intellectual property related topics as well as privacy issues.

Her clients include financial institutions, multinational companies, State and Federal government departments and large Australian retailers.