Ms Odette Gourley > Corrs Chambers Westgarth > Sydney, Australia > Lawyer Profile

Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Level 37, Quay Quarter Tower
50 Bridge Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Work Department

Global Regulatory / Intellectual Property.




At the top of her game, Odette is not only leading the field, she’s changing the rules. With more than 20 years’ experience in intellectual property, regulatory law and commercial litigation, Odette has acted in landmark cases that have redefined distinct areas of trademark and patent law. Her track record includes major cases for leading companies in IP-driven sectors, including pharmaceutical, medical devices and biotechnology, fast moving consumer goods, food and beverages, manufacturing and services including media and communications, R&D, financial services, advertising and market research. In addition to her prowess as a litigator, Odette has expertise in all areas of regulatory and administrative law and is an expert in brand strategy, trademark portfolio management, marketing and advertising law, and product liability issues affecting regulated products. With a unique and deep understanding of the commercial drivers steering innovation, Odette assists her clients to realise opportunity.


Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand – Member and Invited Speaker Licensing Executive Society of Australia and New Zealand – Member and Invited Speaker International Trademark Association Member, Committee – Member and Invited Speaker Australian Corporate Lawyers Association – Member Copyright Society of Australia – Member Australian Information Industry Association – Member Australian Self Medication Industry Association – Member Law Council of Australia – Member College of Law – Invited Speaker University of New South Wales – Invited Speaker Royal Botanic Gardens Foundation – Councillor Obesity Australia Limited – Honorary Adviser Law Society of New South Wales – Member.

Lawyer Rankings

Australia > Intellectual property

(Hall of Fame)

Odette GourleyCorrs Chambers Westgarth

Fielding a sizeable team working across sites in Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne, and Sydney, the group at Corrs Chambers Westgarth is especially reputed for its prolificity in the pharmaceutical and life sciences sectors, representing a host of companies with formidable market shares. David Fixler and Grant Fisher  are regarded by clients as ‘exceptional lawyers‘ within the worlds of healthcare and life sciences, while Eugenia Kolivos, who took over leadership of the team in early 2022, is a ‘fantastic IP and commercial lawyer’, equally noted for her capabilities in the sector.  Stephen Stern is a key port of call for clients seeking assistance on trade mark issues, regularly representing luxury brands in counterfeit matters. Odette Gourley is noted for her considerable track record in patent, copyright, and trade mark disputes.