Ms Eugenia Kolivos > Corrs Chambers Westgarth > Sydney, Australia > Lawyer Profile
Corrs Chambers Westgarth Offices
8 CHIFLEY, 8-12 CHIFLEY SQUARE
SYDNEY, NSW 2000
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Ms Eugenia Kolivos
Communications & Technology / Intellectual Property.
Eugenia is one of Australia’s foremost experts in intellectual property, information technology and franchising and knows all the ins-and-outs of the protection, maintenance and commercialisation of proprietary knowledge. She is consistently sought out by major Australian and international companies for her expertise in intellectual property, information technology, technology licensing, major procurement and outsourcing arrangements, Eugenia applies her trademark skill and ability to think outside the box and achieve the right result for her clients. Acting for a number of household names including the Johnson & Johnson Group, Sony Australia and NBN Co, Eugenia also advises on advertising and marketing issues as well as contractual drafting and other counsel.
Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand – Member Advertising Standards Board Panel – Member University of New South Wales – Guest Lecturer.
Lawyer Rankings(Leading individuals)
Corrs Chambers Westgarth acts on major contentious and non-contentious data-related matters for a range of high-profile clients in the financial services, technology, and retail sectors, with work encompassing policy reviews, privacy compliance and complaints, data access and security issues, and litigation relating to data breaches. Alongside its corporate work, the team also advises national and foreign governments on Australian legal considerations and projects. Sydney-based partner James North heads up the team and supports major corporates on business-critical projects and compliance issues, as well as advising on data elements of transactions. Also in Sydney, the ‘fantastic‘ Eugenia Kolivos specialises in privacy work and has won praise from a wide range of clients. Philip Catania in Melbourne advises on data-related transactions and privacy proceedings, while Perth-based Helen Clarke works on data breaches, commercialisation issues, and advises multinational businesses on global privacy considerations. Melbourne’s Arvind Dixit is highly active in the e-commerce space.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth‘s Melbourne-based IP team has ‘deep knowledge of Australian IP matters’ and has been recognised by clients for its ‘clear and concise strategies to tackle trade mark enforcement’ and its ‘practical legal solution for disputes and litigation’. The practice group is active in a variety of industry sectors, but many of its most standout highlights of late have involved patent litigation in the healthcare, life sciences, and pharmaceuticals industries. In this regard, the team is representing clients the likes of Lundbeck and Merck. Names to note in the contentious space include Odette Gourley, Stephen Stern, Grant Fisher and practice head Kate Hay. Eugenia Kolivos stands out for her franchising and commercialisation work.
- Data protection - Australia
- Leading individuals - Australia > Data protection
- Intellectual property - Australia
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Data protection
- Dispute resolution: arbitration
- Dispute resolution: litigation
- IT and telecoms
- Real estate
- Banking and finance
- Competition and trade
- Corporate and M&A
- Dispute resolution: class actions
- Energy (transactions and regulatory)
- Environment and planning
- Financial services regulatory
- Intellectual property
- Labour and employment
- Media and entertainment
- Natural resources (transactions and regulatory)
- Project development
- Project finance
- Restructuring and insolvency
- White-collar crime
- Labour and employment: workplace health and safety (WHS)
- Capital markets