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Ken Philp, Bennett & Philp Lawyers

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As a Bennett & Philp founding partner, Ken has more than 30 years’ experience in providing strategic and corporate advice to international entities and investors, corporations and small to medium sized enterprises. Ken has considerable experience in working with overseas stakeholders across a broad range of commercial law matters, including structuring and acquisitions, joint venture agreements for entering into Australian businesses and investments. His client and referral networks extend to the US, Europe and Asia. As a senior intellectual property law specialist, Ken deals with disputes for both domestic and international clients. His extensive intellectual property experience includes providing advice on copyright, trade mark, design and patent issues, brand protection, confidential information and its protection. In 2010 and 2015 Ken was awarded by in the Doyle's Guide Law Firm Rankings as one of the "Leading Intellectual Property Lawyers - Brisbane 2015". Ken’s successful litigation career extends back to the late 1980's. He has successfully litigated a number of other high profile IP cases in the Federal Court of Australia and in appeals to the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia and also the High Court of Australia over the past two decades, with important decisions that have set major precedents in intellectual property law.
Qualifications:
Bachelor of Arts | University of Queensland
Bachelor of Laws | University of Queensland
Memberships:
Queensland Law Society
Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand International Trademark Association
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Admission:
1981 Supreme Court of Queensland
1981 High Court of Australia