Antoine is a Partner in our Intellectual Property & Technology Team. Under Antoine’s leadership, the team has been recognised as recommended by Doyle’s Guide in ‘Leading Victorian Trade Mark Law Firms’ and ‘Leading Victorian Copyright & Soft IP Law Firms’, during 2015.
He has a breadth of experience in intellectual property and technology law, as well as in corporate advisory and trade practices. He has a background of almost 30 years experience in the law including a periods as an in-house legal adviser in IT and IP matters with a major bank and an Australian airline.
Antoine has a particular focus on commercial contracting relating to communications, advertising, infrastructure rollout and maintenance, information technology, licensing and manufacturing, product distribution, and outsourcing. He is a strong communicator and spends time understanding his clients and their businesses in order to best serve their needs. He often presents at seminars and conferences conducted by legal education providers, and to clients.
His clients include a number of leading providers of technology and products, as well as companies involved in advertising, the construction, rollout and maintenance of Australia’s communications networks and public infrastructure, and in the clean energy, engineering and healthcare industries, as well as a number of leading Victorian educational institutions and bodies.
Antoine has personally been recognised as a ‘Best Lawyer – Education‘ in 2014, 2015 and 2017, and a ‘Best Lawyer – Information Technology‘ in 2015 and 2017. He was also listed in ‘Leading Victorian Non-Contentious IP Lawyers’ during 2015 by Doyle’s Guide. He is also a member of the legal practitioner panel for the Ad Standards Industry Jury and his professional affiliations include membership of the Victorian Society for Computers and Law.