Clerk: Alistair Coyne
Megan has over nine years of litigation experience. She has predominantly practiced in intellectual property law, but also has experience in other areas of commercial and migration law.
Prior to being called to the Bar, Megan was Associate to the Hon Justice Burley of the Federal Court. She has also been a Senior Associate in MinterEllison’s IP disputes team; in-house IP Counsel for a major international generic pharmaceutical company (Hospira, now Pfizer); and solicitor at King & Wood Mallesons.
Megan has substantial experience in intellectual property litigation and advisory work, patent and trade mark prosecution. Examples of significant cases that she has been involved in include the High Court appeal of AstraZeneca AB v Apotex Pty Ltd, regarding pharmaceutical patents for cholesterol drug rosuvastatin (Crestor); the first patent repair case in Australia, Seiko Epson Corporation v Calidad Pty Ltd; and the trade mark dispute Singtel Optus Pty Limited v Optum Inc.
Megan is also a Trade Mark Attorney and holds a Bachelor of Biomedical Science and Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from Monash University.