Masters of Industrial Property, 2011
Registered Trade Marks Attorney, 2008
Juris Doctor (Hons 1), 2007
B. Eng (Elec), 1995
ACCOLADES AND HONORS
Recommended Lawyer – 2023,2022, 2021, 2020, 2018 listing of Leading Queensland Intellectual Property Lawyers – Doyles Guide
Former Director of the Australian Information Security Association (AISA)
Former Director of the au Domain Administration Ltd (auDA)
Fellow of The Institute of Patent and Trade Marks Attorneys of Australia
Graduate of the Australian Institute of Directors Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia
Nicole has degrees in Law (1st Class Honours) and Electrical Engineering, holds a Masters of Industrial Property and is a registered Australian Trade Marks Attorney.
Before entering the law she worked in the IT industry for 10 years which allows her to take into account the wider practical impact on her clients businesses.
She is a member of the Australian Information Security Association, Engineers Australia, the Australian Computer Society and the Intellectual Property Association of Australia and New Zealand.
She is a former director of auDA, a 2015 auDA Names panel member and is a fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia.
Nicole grew up in Cairns and Townsville and studied secondary school in Toowoomba and Brisbane.
I will fight to protect your legal rights under the law
Recommended Lawyer – 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2018 listing of Leading Queensland Intellectual Property Lawyers – Doyles Guide.
protecting their business interests and ideas
misleading and deceptive conduct
enforcing patents, trade marks, copyright rights (including software programs) and design registrations
confidential information protection and misuse of confidential information; and
drafting commercial and technology agreements, including SAAS and other cloud agreements
data breaches, un-authorised disclosures, regulatory compliance, mandatory notification laws and breach responses.
Nicole acts in complex litigation matters, conducts Anton Piller searches to protect and seize confidential information, negotiates licensing agreements to commercialise intellectual property and has performed intellectual property due diligences relating to the acquisition of software/assets worth hundreds of millions of dollars.