Mr Stephen Stern > Corrs Chambers Westgarth > Melbourne, Australia > Lawyer Profile

Corrs Chambers Westgarth
LEVEL 36, BOURKE PLACE
600 BOURKE STREET
MELBOURNE, VIC 3000
Australia

Work Department

Global Regulatory / Intellectual Property.

Position

Partner.

Career

Stephen is an experienced senior commercial litigator best known for his extensive patent, copyright and trade mark litigation practice, including his anti-counterfeiting work for many of the world’s most prestigious brands. He is also well known for his significant wine law practice and in 2006 was appointed a Chevalier in the Ordre du Mérite Agricole by the French government in recognition of his services to the French wine industry. Listed as a “leading lawyer” in virtually every notable legal guide and directory, Stephen is recognised as one of Australia’s foremost trade mark lawyers by his clients and the industry. He is a leading authority in the intellectual property field, acting for a wide range of clients including luxury goods manufacturers, clothing, footwear and textile producers, pharmaceutical companies, telecommunication and electronic companies.

Memberships

Mornington Peninsula Vignerons Association Honorary Solicitor International Wine Law Association AIDV International Board Vice-President (former International President) Law Council of Australia IP Sub-Committee Member – Business Law Section Committee Member – Federal Litigation Section – Federal Court Liaison Reference Federal Court Users Committee Committee Member International Trademarks Association Member American Bar Association – IP Section Member L’Association Francaise des Practiciens du Droit de Marques and des Modeles (APRAM) Member University Bordeaux IV – Montesquieu Annual Lecturer EU and EC Law Centre, Monash University Board Member Intellectual Property Enforcement Consultative Group Member Melbourne Hebrew Congregation Past President and Honorary Solicitor & Member of the Executive Committee.