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JENNY MACKIE

SPECIAL COUNSEL – TRADE MARKS

Registered Trade Marks Attorney

SPECIAL COUNSEL, TRADE MARK ATTORNEY

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry (Hons), The University of Queensland
Bachelor of Laws, The University of Queensland
Admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
Admitted as a Solicitor of the High Court of Australia
Registered Trade Marks Attorney AU & NZ

Practices

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Ipta

Fellow of the Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (FIPTA)

Member of the Queensland Law Society (QLS)

Inta

Member of International Trade Mark Association (INTA)

INTA Committee Member

With over 25 years in the industry, Jenny Mackie has extensive experience in all aspects of Trade Mark law practice and procedure.  Her domestic and international experience and practice includes working for clients across a diverse range of industries with respect to trade mark portfolio management and counselling, searching, prosecution, enforcement, oppositions, and infringement opinions.

Jenny is a registered Trade Marks Attorney, practicing in Australia and New Zealand. She holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Science with Honors in Biochemistry, both from the University of Queensland.

Prior to her practice as a Trade Marks Attorney, Jenny practiced as an Intellectual Property Solicitor across a range of intellectual property types. 

Her substantial expertise and interest in trade mark practice and procedure has led to her not only  assisting clients for many years with the drafting, filing and prosecution their trade marks in Australia and New Zealand and internationally, she has also been involved in seminal cases which have shaped the Australian Trade Mark landscape including on the winning side of the famous Wild Geese case which ultimately reached the High Court and clarified the requirements in Australia for “authorized use” of trade marks.

Prior to joining MBIP, Jenny was the Head of Trade Marks at Pizzeys Patent and Trade Mark attorneys for 21 years where she was a Partner and subsequently Principal.  Jenny’s substantial experience ensures that her clients receive considered commercial solutions for their trade mark issues.