Marina Olsen – Special Counsel
Marina joined Banki Haddock Fiora in 2013 after practising as a Senior Associate at a national firm and a leading London firm. Marina has extensive experience in litigation relating to both intellectual property and defamation, as well as in general commercial disputes. In recent years she has acted in key trade mark cases including Clipsal Australia Pty Ltd v Clipso Electrical Pty Ltd and Société Des Produits Nestlé SA & Anor v Christian & Anor, and in high-profile media cases including McLachlan v Fairfax Media Publications Pty Limited & Ors and Mooney v Fairfax Media Publications Pty Limited & Ors. Marina also advises on commercial and privacy legal issues. Her expertise and interest covers a broad range of industries, with a particular focus on media and entertainment, sport, design and consumer goods. She regularly conducts training seminars and participates in panel discussions for non-lawyers, and has authored numerous papers for key publications such as the Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice (UK), the World Data Protection Report (international), the Australian IP Law Bulletin (for which she also sits on the editorial board) and the Communications Law Bulletin. She is a member of the Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Association and works closely with the Authentic Design Alliance, which supports and promotes original, authentic design in Australia.
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