Tanya specialises in corporate and commercial disputes and intellectual property matters.
Tanya has over 15 years experience as a commercial litigator and has acted for a broad range of clients covering the manufacturing, technology, retail and corporate sectors.
Tanya’s key focus is to understand and promote her clients’ commercial objectives, within the context of the dispute resolution framework.
Tanya’s areas of experience include intellectual property, commercial contracts, insolvency, property and competition and consumer law.
Tanya’s recent experience includes:
26 July 2022 - Knowledge
#Intellectual Property, #Dispute Resolution & Litigation, #Property, Planning & Development
A Queensland District Court decision illustrates the danger of homeowners ‘shopping around’ for house plans and builders, and the difficulties the owners of copyright in those house plans face in recovering damages from a breach of copyright.
23 March 2022 - Knowledge
#Intellectual Property, #Dispute Resolution & Litigation
Two recent Federal Court cases illustrate very different circumstances in which injunctions – one a temporary injunction restraining unjustified threats of infringement and one a permanent injunction – were considered appropriate.
08 December 2021 - Knowledge
#Dispute Resolution & Litigation, #Private Client Practice, #Technology, Media & Telecommunications
A recent High Court decision has put an increased burden on businesses operating public Facebook pages to monitor posts and comments by third-party users.
18 Oct 23 - Canberra
With the recent major data breaches and increased public focus on privacy, ensuring privacy compliance is of great importance for everyone working in the Australian Public Sector (APS). This seminar will provide you with an overview of the reform proposals arising from the Privacy Act Review and their implications for the APS. Join Canberra partner Elizabeth Carroll and associate Lachlan Speak as they explore the proposed reforms with a focus on those affecting the responsibilities of Australian Government entities and APS employees.
19 Oct 23 - Brisbane
The changes to the unfair contract terms regime are fast-approaching. From 9 November 2023, Treasury Laws Amendment (More Competition, Better Prices) Act 2022 (Cth) will significantly expand the number of contracts entered into in the building and construction industry that are subject to the regime.