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Jeff Goodall

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Jeff is a partner in Maddocks’ Commercial team, specialising in technology, intellectual property, outsourcing and general commercial matters. He has over 15 years of experience, gained working at a number of well-respected firms in Sydney and London. Jeff has acted for a number of well-known organisations on both the supplier side and buyer side of transactions.

Jeff advises on technology and business process outsourcings, hardware procurement and support, software licensing and support, telecommunications services, e-commerce, data protection and privacy, digital advertising and marketing, commercial intellectual property issues and general commercial contracts. He has also undertaken client secondments to a number of TMT sector clients, including Yahoo! Europe, Telstra, TCNZ Australia (now known as gen-i, an Australian subsidiary of Telecom New Zealand) and Macquarie Telecom, giving him valuable first-hand knowledge of clients’ needs in the IT and telco sectors.


Commercial Law Association

Communications and Media Law Association

Society for Computers and the Law (NSW & UK)

Law Society of New South Wales


LLM, University of NSW, 2002

Diploma in Law, LPAB, 1998

BE (Electrical), University of NSW, 1992


Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

At¬†Maddocks, Sydney-based practice head¬†Brendan Coady¬†‚Äėis excellent and provides great commercial insights‚Äô. Jeff Goodall¬†continues to assist Sydney Airport with a brand audit and filing strategy and¬†Timothy Atkin¬†defends NetComm Wireless against patent litigation proceedings brought by a US competitor.¬†Greg Hipwell¬†regularly assists clients with their strategic expansion strategies.¬†Anthony Willis¬†advises the Department of Defence on two helicopter projects, notably on¬†technical, software, simulator, and licensing disputes.¬†Other names to note include Shelley Einfeld, Katherine Armytage¬†and Brendan Tomlinson.

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