Mrs Kate Hay > Corrs Chambers Westgarth > Melbourne, Australia > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Intellectual Property, Technology and Competition

Position

Partner

Career

Kate is our head of intellectual property. Working in IP brings us into contact with iconic brands and brilliant inventions. That is what Kate loves most about her work. Admired for her ability to combine steely determination and grace she is a great litigator and a pleasure to work with.

Kate is a specialist in multi jurisdictional patent and trade mark litigation and has acted in some of Australia’s most high profile cases of recent times, including for Samsung in the long running “Smartphone” litigation and for Pacific Brands in the adidas 3 stripe trade mark litigation.

Kate continues to act for numerous well known clients across a wide variety of industries ranging from pharmaceutical, medical devices, computer technology and software to mining, energy, automotive, fashion and consumer goods.

Lawyer Rankings

Australia > Intellectual property

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Kate HayCorrs Chambers Westgarth

The practice at Corrs Chambers Westgarth has a strong track record handling contentious and non-contentious IP mandates for leading clients in the pharmaceutical, life sciences, agriculture, technology and media sectors. The team’s capabilities span across patents, trade marks, copyright and designs, including portfolio management. Melbourne-based Kate Hay  sits at the head of the team and has substantial expertise handling both domestic and cross border litigation across a wide variety of sectors; and Eugenia Kolivos  holds expertise in the protection, maintenance and commercialisation of proprietary knowledge. Odette GourleyGrant FisherDavid Fixler  and Stephen Stern are all strong in contentious IP matters.