Name: Kim O'Connell
Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts (Hons),Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Master of Laws
Organisation: King & Wood Mallesons
Immediation Practice Area: Expert Determination
I am a Partner in the Sydney Office of King & Wood Mallesons where I specialise in intellectual property law with a focus on patents and regulation of pharmaceuticals, biotech and health-related products. I act for a range of clients in commercialising intellectual property and in resolving commercial disputes arising out of IP Ventures. I have a strong track record of assisting clients to achieve desired outcomes. I have also handled a range of cross border disputes and transactions and I am experiences at working cooperatively in multi-jurisdictional teams.
In addition to advising life sciences companies, I have handled matters involving patents in a range of technologies, such as telecommunications, financial systems, banking and payments and internet security. I have also conducted litigation involving inventions in other technological fields, including food products, methods of treatment, genetically modified plants, plastics, plumbing valves, mining, explosives, railways, telecommunications, and numerous medical devices.
● American Intellectual Property Law Association
● Advertising Standards Board - Legal Panellist (past)
● Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand