Lisa is a partner in Gilbert + Tobin’s Tech + IP group specialising in Intellectual Property. She practises primarily in the brand protection and enforcement space specialising in Trade Marks, Designs and Domain Name law. Lisa leads the Trade Marks/Registered IP practice and is a registered Trade Mark Attorney.
Lisa acts for a number of market leading brands in the on-line space and across different commercial sectors including transport, FMCG, banking and finance, energy and resources, infrastructure, technology/telecommunications, ecommerce, music and entertainment, gaming and fashion.
Lisa's experience includes:
Lisa has extensive experience advising clients in relation to commercial IP issues including providing licensing and commercialisation advice across various industries and patented technologies including medical devices, software and telecommunications apparatus and systems. Lisa has also assisted a number of clients in relation to their investment and licensing arrangements for university owned patented technologies.
She also routinely advises on domain name issues such as cybersquatting, pre-emptive registrations and on-line dispute resolution.
Lisa is listed as a recommended lawyer for Intellectual Property in Chambers Asia Pacific, Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Who’s Who Legal, IP Stars, Asialaw and WTR 1000. World Trademark Review 2021 praises Lisa for being a “very smart lawyer, highly recommended for her prosecution work”.
Lisa is a member of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand, the International Trade Mark Association (INTA) and has been appointed to the Geographical Indications INTA committee for the 2022–2023 term.
She has previously participated in various panels/committees on domain name issues including the INTA Domain Name Committee and auDA’s Name Policy Panel.
Awards and Recognition
Ranked in Band #4 for Intellectual Property: Trademark & Copyright
Ranked Gold for Prosecutions and Strategy, and Recommended for Transactions
Recognised as a Trade Mark Star – Australia
Recognised as an exceptional practitioner (Australia) in the Top 250 Women for IP worldwide
Recognised for Intellectual Property Law
Leading – Leading Non-Contentious Intellectual Property Lawyers – NSW
Global and National Leader - Trade Marks
Recognised as a leading IP Expert
“A seasoned practitioner who is admired for her comprehensive trademark and commercial IP knowledge and skillset.”
“A ‘very smart lawyer, highly recommended for her prosecution work’. As a leading figure at the firm, she manages the portfolios of many of its most high-profile clients.”
“Trademarks chief Lisa Lennon is ‘smart, detail-orientated and responsive’ prosecution maestro who earns plaudits for her ability to prevail in the registration of marks involving acquired distinctiveness.”
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