Bird & Bird (Sydney)

Lynne Lewis

Bird & Bird (Sydney)

She is a partner in the Intellectual Property Group in Sydney. Intellectual property and related consumer and regulatory law is her area of specialty. She works on all aspects of the creation, commercialisation, management, protection and enforcement of IP rights. She really enjoys being involved in cutting edge IP matters before the courts, in complex multi-jurisdiction litigation. She has represented clients in major litigated cases in Australian courts over the course of her career, including in relation to patents, trademarks, copyright, designs and confidential information and in actions relating to allegations of false advertising. Another distinctive element of her practice relates to retail and consumer law, dealing with the application of the Australian Consumer Law and the complexities of franchise law. The interplay of commercial, consumer and legal issues in this dynamic sector is constantly evolving, so it’s an exciting area of work. No two days are ever the same, so she is constantly working on a variety of different issues. A significant focus of her work is with clients in the pharmaceutical and medical device sectors. In addition to acting on their IP matters, she provides regulatory advice in relation to the full range of TGA and PBS issues, including acting in administrative law challenges in the Courts and advising on product recalls. Clients also regularly look to her for assistance in drafting clinical trial, distribution and manufacturing agreements. Her clients come from a diverse array of sectors, including automotive, aviation, fashion, food and beverages, financial services, mining, telecommunications and life sciences. She finds it really rewarding to work closely with a client, regardless of their sector, to deeply understand their particular commercial and legal issues, and then to help them to find the best possible solution. It is always refreshing to have new perspectives and to view challenges through different prisms. She certainly brings these creative problem solving skills to her work as a partner here at Bird & Bird.

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Lynne Lewis, Megan Edwards, Tom Macken, Thomas Jones The Australian Competition Authority announces a re-focus of its 2020 compliance and enforcement priorities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic


Due to the rapidly changing global landscape, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission announced on 27 March 2020 a "re-focus" of its 2020 Compliance and Enforcement Priorities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While it has not explicitly revoked its existing priorities, which we (...)

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