Scott Bouvier is a leading intellectual property and technology lawyer. He advises on commercial dealings and disputes involving intellectual property and technology and has a particular interest in brands, consumer goods, food, agriculture and clean energy in Australia and China. Scott is co-lead of the firm’s Agribusiness & Food team, and an editor of AgriThinking, the firm’s publication on legal and regulatory issues in agribusiness.
Scott is recognised as one of the “World’s Leading Patent Licensing Lawyers” and “World’s Leading Trade Mark Professionals” by Intellectual Asset Management magazine.
Scott’s trade mark expertise led to “NEW” being registered as a trade mark for beer and images of the Sydney Opera House being registered in recognition of its global iconic status. Scott acted for Lion in the first High Court case involving the Trade Marks Act 1995 (the Barefoot Radler case) and recently defended CSIRO against the opposition by Cisco Systems to CSIRO’s new logo.