Sean McGuire specialises in intellectual property law, with a particular focus on trade marks and brand protection. His practice involves portfolio management, transactions, and enforcement in Australia and a wide variety of jurisdictions internationally.
Recognised for his expertise in trade mark prosecution and strategy, major domestic and foreign clients entrust Sean as their IP advisor. He has represented some of the world’s leading brands in the automotive, biotech, food & beverage, fashion, luxury goods and sporting apparel industries.
Sean is both an IP lawyer and a registered trade marks attorney. He has extensive experience in all aspects of trade marks and brand protection (including clearance searches, filing advices, opposition and non-use removal proceedings, certification trade marks, anti-counterfeiting, customs procedures, infringement actions and IP disputes). He also acts for public and private sector organisations on transactional matters, including licensing and technology commercialisation and the IP aspects of M&A transactions and corporate restructurings.