Christine is an intellectual property and technology lawyer who advises clients on all aspects of IT service offerings including privacy issues.
She advises on a variety of complex intellectual property issues and represents clients in major intellectual property disputes. Christine has advised a number of multinational corporations in major intellectual property disputes in the Federal Court and High Court of Australia.
Christine works with clients on product development and product launches, advising on packaging, labelling, mandatory standards, brand protection, vetting of advertising and the drafting of manufacturing, licensing, distribution and service agreements.
Her technology experience includes technology licensing and service agreements for major IT vendors and clients acquiring technology products and services (including cloud services).
Christine also has extensive experience assisting developers and suppliers of health products and services including medical device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies.
Acting for Ferrero SpA in relation to trade mark matters in Australia dealing with labelling, packaging and advertising of products; drafting advertising agreements and advising on advertising codes.
Providing a detailed review of all Australian intellectual property aspects of the 2XU sports products business.
Advising on, and drafting advertising/promotional agreements including sponsorship agreements, talent agreements, creative services agreements and Terms and Conditions for trade promotions; advising in relation to advertisements in various media.
Assisting in the preparation of a distribution agreement and IP licence for Australia.
Acting for JTI in relation to intellectual property issues in the Constitutional challenge in the High Court of Australia to plain paper packaging legislation.
Acting for Unilever in trade mark proceedings in the Federal Court.
Acting for Dick Smith Investments in relation to trade mark proceedings in the Federal Court.
Working with the Microsoft legal team on various contracts including one with a major telecommunications company and another with an international accounting firm.
Drafting and negotiating a major outsourcing agreement.
Working with Hewlett-Packard legal team on an outsourcing agreement for an Australian bank.
Drafting contracts for a $30 million project to update the core platform for a financial institution.
Reporting to the Commonwealth Department of Resources Energy & Tourism, in conjunction with Seed Advisory Services, in relation to privacy issues raised by the advanced metering infrastructure program.
Christine Ecob [is] a pharmaceuticals pro who complements her stellar trademark practice with notable packaging and labelling expertise
Recommended by clients and peers for expertise and abilities in leading copyright and soft IP
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