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Gilbert + Tobin

LEVEL 35, TOWER TWO, INTERNATIONAL TOWERS SYDNEY, 200 BARANGAROO AVENUE, BARANGAROO, AUSTRALIA
Tel:
Work +61 2 9263 4000
Fax:
Fax +61 2 9263 4111
Email:
Web:
www.gtlaw.com.au
Melbourne, NSW 2000, Perth

Siabon Seet

Tel:
Work +61 2 9263 4232
Email:
Gilbert + Tobin

Work Department

Intellectual Property.

Position

Partner with expertise includes copyright, patents, trade marks, designs, passing off and related competition law, and protection of confidential information. She works on enforcement matters for domestic and international clients covering the music and entertainment, media and publishing, fashion, toys and FMCG industries.

Career

Joined Gilbert + Tobin’s Intellectual Property Group in October 1998. Appointed Partner in July 2006.

Member

Admitted as a Legal Practitioner in NSW on 18 December 1991. Member of the Copyright Society of Australia and the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand.

Education

Completed an undergraduate degree in law at the University of Sydney. Completed a Master of Laws (Honours) specialising in intellectual property at Kings’ College, University of London.


Australia

Intellectual property

Within: Leading individuals

Siabon Seet - Gilbert + Tobin

Within: Intellectual property

Gilbert + Tobin is noted for its ‘service, accessibility and commercial and strategic advice’. Practice head Michael Williams handles a broad range of matters; he successfully defended a private equity fund at trial and on appeal in the Federal Court in a brand extension case. Siabon Seet is defending copyright proceedings on behalf of Bed Bath & Beyond in Australia, and in a separate related matter acted for the client against a New Zealand company seeking to register its ‘Bed Bath & Beyond’ trading name in Australia. Lisa Lennon assisted biomedical company Calico in two appeals, defending and prosecuting opposition and removal proceedings against a company seeking to enforce the trade mark of a similarly named business.

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