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Latest Case

Providing strategic advice on expansion structures November 16, 2018

Founded in Bondi Beach in 2012, Bailey Nelson has rapidly grown into a global eyewear retailer and service provider with boutiques in Australia, London, Canada and New Zealand. The strong demand for their products and … Continued

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Maddocks appointed to Commonwealth Government legal services panel August 19, 2019

Monday 19 August 2019 The strong growth of Maddocks in Canberra has been given a further boost by the firm’s appointment to the new Commonwealth Legal Services Panel. The Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department announced the successful … Continued

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Can you avoid an arbitration agreement for ‘convenience? August 22, 2019

Disputes arising from construction and infrastructure projects typically involve multiple contractual relationships, often triggering separate disputes between principal and head contractor, principal and superintendent and head contractor and subcontractor (amongst others). While the most efficient … 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.