2013\tEntertainment and IP Lawyer\r\nLaw firm in Brisbane, QLD\r\n\t\r\n\tDuties:\r\n\r\n\u2022\tClient meetings, advice, negotiation and mediation on intellectual property and entertainment law\r\n\u2022\tContract drafting\r\n\u2022\tTrade mark researching \r\n\u2022\tClassification of trademarks\r\n\u2022\tRegistration of trademarks and designs\r\n\u2022\tAdvice on trademarking and brand protection\r\n\u2022\tTrade mark oppositions and advice\r\n\u2022\tImmigration advice and preparation of various visas for clients \r\n\u2022\tMaintenance of files\r\n\u2022\tEntertainment visas for music and film and television\r\n\u2022\tEnforcements for Insurance\r\n\u2022\tWriting articles on intellectual and entertainment issues\r\n\u2022\tAssisting Arts Law \r\n\r\nPersonal: providing lectures to artists on intellectual property and entertainment law matters.\r\n\r\n
Mentorship work experience (due to inability to work as \u2018intern\u2019 on US Visa)\r\n\r\n\u2022\tExecutive Vice President; General Counsel of Warner Bros; Partner Mitchell, Silberburg &Knupp\r\n\u2022\tSenior Vice President, Legals, Warner Bros\r\n\u2022\tSenior Vice President, Legal Affairs, Paramount Pictures; Ex New Line Cinema\r\n\u2022\tSenior Partner, Liner Grode, Larry Stein, Yankelvitz, Sunshine R and Taylor\r\n\u2022\tSenior Partner LAP, Executive Member of Beverly Hills Bar Association\r\n\u2022\tGeneral Counsel, LAKERS Basketball Team, USA\r\n\u2022\tSenior Partner, Lathrop and Gage, Anti Trust Law and Copyright; \u2018The Woman who saved Spiderman\u2019, Top Copyright Female Litigator, California\r\n\u2022\tSenior Partner, Intellectual Property & Technology Litigator and Counselor, Seyfarth Shaw\r\nDuties:\r\n\u2022\tAssisting in drafting and negotiating various business contracts and dealing with various intellectual property, entertainment and commercial legal matters\r\n
Legal Paralegal \r\nBurgess Sports and Entertainment Law Firm, Gold Coast\r\nAssociation of Surfing Professionals and World Pro Surfing and PGA\r\n\r\nDuties: \r\n\r\n\u2022\tResearching and registering trademarks and dealing with trademark disputes, under supervision\r\n\u2022\tWriting patents descriptions, background to patents, components of the claim and abstracts\r\n\u2022\tClient interviewing and negotiation, under supervision\r\n\u2022\tNetworking and bringing in new clients\r\n\u2022\tInvestigating, researching and advising under supervision on commercial; corporate law; civil disputes intellectual property; e-commerce; internet, licensing and sponsorship and employment agreements\r\n\u2022\tSports and entertainment contracts for television, reality television and motion picture\r\n\u2022\tUndertaking legal research, assisting with precedent development and writing legal articles\r\n\u2022\tDrafting and engrossing various legal correspondence and business contracts, under supervision\r\n
Legal Clerkship \r\nBlake Dawson Legal Firm \u2013 property, intellectual property and IT division\r\n\r\nDuties:\r\n\u2022\tAnalysing and summarising legal correspondence of disputes for Junior and Senior Counsel\r\n\u2022\tWriting articles on issues on various commercial, intellectual property and privacy laws\r\n\u2022\tCreating various commercial documents for clients\r\n\u2022\tProvide administrative support to Senior and Junior Counsel \r\n\u2022\tDrafting of contracts under supervision and writing file notes\r\n\u2022\tDatabase maintenance and management of confidential client information \r\n\u2022\tLegal research on various cases in intellectual property; IT; commercial, employment and corporate law\r\n
Started my own company in 2000. \r\nLecturing and teaching in Speech, Effective Communication and Performance to primary, secondary, tertiary levels and the corporate sector in NSW, QLD, USA, UK.
TV Presenting and Entertainment and Legal Journalist