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Tudor Filaret


Tudor is an intellectual property and life sciences lawyer, specialising in advising on litigious and non-contentious aspects of intellectual property law and therapeutic goods in Australia, with a sub-focus on AI and healthtech.

Tudor works closely with a range of clients in contentious intellectual property proceedings before the Federal Court of Australia and on intellectual property rights enforcement campaigns, and is well-informed about the evolving legal landscape concerning AI and the associated IP issues.  

Tudor also advises on the regulatory aspects of life sciences and healthtech, and the advertising and marketing of therapeutic goods (as well as other consumer goods and services).

Professional QualificationsSolicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales


  • Advising a global life sciences company on a number of healthtech projects, from conception to implementation.
  • Advising multinational clients in relation to IP infringement claims and litigation and brand enforcement campaigns.
  • Advising FMCG and international pharmaceutical companies on advertising compliance obligations and on promotional materials (including the operation of industry codes).
  • Representing an international JV contractor, defending an ICC arbitration claim related to the construction of a stadium in Qatar. 
  • Representing an international JV subcontractor, bringing a multimillion USD ICC arbitration claim related to the construction of a motor way in Slovakia.
  • Representing a party in relation to a judicial review of an arbitration award on the basis of public policy and lack of reasoning by the Arbitrator.* 
  • Defending a high profile white collar crime prosecution by the Australian Federal Securities Regulator.*
  • Acting for a major accounting firm in response to a regulatory investigation by the Australian Tax Office relating to claims for Legal Professional Privilege.*

*Experience gained while at another law firm

  • The Australian National University, Bachelor of Laws (Hons, 2:1)
  • University of Oxford, Saïd Business School, Artificial Intelligence programme

Additional Information

  • Cited in the Handbook of Evidence in International Commercial Arbitration, Kluwer Law International, published 4 April 2022.

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Previously a member of the NSW Young Lawyers Committee and a member of the International Law sub-branch.
  • Panelist in the Licensing Executive Society of Australia and New Zealand, LESANZ, speaking on intellectual property protection in the context of procuring generative AI tools.