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Ben Mawby

Senior Associate

Ben Mawby has experience across all areas of intellectual property with a focus on dispute resolution, particularly patent litigation. He works with a range of industries including pharmaceuticals, mining and construction, FMCG and IT.

Professional QualificationsSolicitor of the Supreme Court of VictoriaSolicitor of the High Court of Australia


  • Providing patent infringement and validity advice in relation to a wide range of products, pharmaceuticals, electrical devices, mining equipment, controls for heavy machinery and software.
  • Trade mark infringement and validity advice for trade marks used in relation to the construction and mining industry, various FMCG, alcohol products and sporting equipment.
  • Providing copyright infringement, ownership and subsistence advice in relation to literary works, artistic works and works of artistic craftsmanship.
  • Advice in relation to registered Designs associated with clothing and in relation to the Copyright/Design overlap provisions.
  • Plant Breeders' Rights registration and advice relating to infringement and ownership arrangements.
  • University of Melbourne, Masters of Intellectual Property Law
  • La Trobe University, Bachelor of Law (Hons)
  • La Trobe University, Bachelor of Science


  • IP Stars, 2022 and 2021, “Rising Star”

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (Victorian Committee Member)
  • Law Institute of Victoria