Clerk: Alistair Coyne
Gilbert practices in all areas of commercial law, including all areas of intellectual property.
Gilbert holds a BSc (Advanced) (Chemistry) and LLB (Hons I) from Sydney University. He also holds a Master of Intellectual Property Law from Melbourne University, where he was awarded the Frank Pinkerton Scholarship for copyright law.
Gilbert is regularly briefed to appear in intellectual property matters, including in proceedings concerning patents, trade marks, copyright, breach of confidence and misleading or deceptive conduct. He has appeared in all Federal courts including the High Court of Australia, and has appeared unled at final hearings in a range of disputes in the Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court and in matters before IP Australia.
Before becoming a barrister, Gilbert worked as a solicitor for over 8 years at several pre-eminent law firms, including King & Wood Mallesons and Baker McKenzie, practising primarily in intellectual property.
Gilbert is a member of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia & New Zealand
Gilbert also speaks Cantonese (conversational).