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We work collaboratively with our clients to build strong, sustainable relationships. Our team is committed to delivering consistent high standards of service, and we understand the importance of accessibility. Working with us, you'll enjoy open communication, meaning well scoped, properly resourced and effectively managed matters.

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Advising global cryptocurrency exchange operators on entry into Australian market July 31, 2018

The rise in popularity and demand for cryptocurrency trading has resulted in a number of cryptocurrency exchange operators expanding into different countries, including Australia, to create a global brand. In Australia, new laws and regulations … Continued

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Maddocks advises French firm on major construction company acquisition August 6, 2018

Monday 6 August 2018 Law firm Maddocks recently advised French firm Bouygues Construction on its acquisition of leading Australian construction and fitout business AW Edwards. The acquisition is a key part of Bouygues’ continued expansion … Continued

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Do your construction documents conform with the new Ministerial Directions and Instructions for Public Construction Procurement? August 15, 2018

Are you a state government department or public body which procures public construction works and services? Are you in the process of determining which form of contract will be most appropriate for your procurement to issue … 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.