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Assisting on whole of government technology agreements November 2, 2017

Maddocks advised the Commonwealth Government’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) on its whole of government purchasing agreement with SAP. The DTA was set up in 2015 to assist government departments and agencies with digital transformation and … Continued

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Making waves: Maddocks advises on Manly Fast Ferry sale February 12, 2018

Monday 12 February 2018 Maddocks has advised the founders and operators of the Manly Fast Ferry on their divestment of the company to NRMA, Australia’s peak road association. The firm advised Richard and Will Ford, … Continued

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Drafting and negotiating third party agreements for major infrastructure projects February 19, 2018

A number of project risks, if realised, can cause delays to the delivery and completion of major infrastructure projects. One project risk is the management of interfaces with key third parties, such as the need … Continued

Shelley Einfeld Consultant

Shelley has over 20 years’ experience as an intellectual property lawyer and has specialised in trade mark law since 1998.  As well as being a lawyer, Shelley is a registered Trade Mark Attorney and Notary Public (NSW).

Shelley advises local and overseas clients on all aspects of trade mark filing, prosecution, opposition and removal actions. She has extensive experience managing large trade mark portfolios in a wide range of industry sectors. Shelley conducts trade mark clearance searches and provides advice on brand strategy, as well as assisting clients with trade mark and domain name disputes, copyright advice and design filing and registration.

Shelley also has extensive experience in transactional matters, including in intellectual property due diligence searches and the preparation of due diligence reports (for both vendors and purchasers of companies and businesses).

Prior to joining Maddocks, Shelley worked for many years in the intellectual property group of a large Sydney law firm and for several years prior to that in a large patent and trade mark attorney firm.

Legal expertise

  • Intellectual property
  • Trade marks
  • Domain names
  • Copyright

Significant leadership positions

Shelley is a member of both the Trans-Tasman and NSW committees of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ) and is a former chairperson of IPSANZ NSW. She is a member (and former committee member) of the International Trademark Association (INTA).

Recognition

Shelley is recognised by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 in the area of Intellectual Property.