Nina Fitzgerald is a partner in our intellectual property and media practice
Nina specialises in all aspects of intellectual property and technology law.
Nina has a wealth of experience in disputes involving complex and unique technologies including in the pharmaceutical and life sciences, digital economy, financial services and mining and resources sectors. She is an expert in patent, copyright, trade mark, Australian Consumer Law and contract litigation including before the Federal Court, Full Federal Court and High Court. She advises on all aspects of disputes including pre-action strategy, freedom to operate, oppositions in the Registry, interlocutory injunctions, mediations, trials, appeals and damages claims. She has also acted in a number of intellectual property arbitration proceedings.
Nina also assists her clients to protect and commercialise their intellectual property and technology. She regularly advises on licensing, assignment, collaboration, services, research and other contractual arrangements concerning IP rights as well as providing IP advice on major corporate transactions. Nina regularly advises clients on applicable regulatory regimes, for example, the Therapeutic Goods Administration as well as advertising laws.
Nina is an expert in the interaction between AI and IP and is a thought leader on the legislative changes required to accommodate developments with AI.
Nina is a recognised practitioner in several independent legal directories and named in the Best Lawyers – Australia, Managing IP Stars, Managing IP's Top 250 Women in IP 2022 and IAM Patent 1000 with a client in the directory stating that 'Nina does an excellent job in conducting proceedings, formulating case strategy on behalf of clients and instructing others as counsel, and is also hands-on in court work and preparations.
Nina is dual-qualified and is admitted as a Lawyer in Australia and Hong Kong.