Peter Whitehead is a Partner at Hazan Hollander. Peter qualified at the University of Technology, Sydney in 2000 with double degrees in Applied Chemistry, BSc and Bachelor of Laws, LLB with First Class Honours. He is a Legal Practitioner and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and of the High Court of Australia.
Peter specialises in both litigious and non-litigious areas of intellectual property law (including trade marks, copyright, designs, patents, confidential information, passing off and contravention of s 18 of the Australian Consumer Law (previously s 52 of the Trade Practices Law)). He also practises extensively in the areas of commercial law, commercial litigation and equity.
Peter aims to keep his clients out of Court and considers Court proceedings to be an absolute last resort. He engages a number of alternative dispute resolution techniques to achieve positive outcomes for clients and has been involved in numerous private and Court ordered mediations. Sometimes, however, Court proceedings are unavoidable and Peter has successfully acted for clients in a number of leading cases in the Federal Court of Australia, the Supreme Court of Australia, and the Australian Trade Marks Office, including:
- Davley Building Pty Ltd v Granny Flats Australia Pty Ltd  ATMO 92 (27 October 2016)
- Globalscope Pty Ltd  ATMO 14 (19 February 2016)
- Anheuser-Busch, Inc v Budejovick Budvar, Nrodni Podnik & Ors
- Wellness Pty Limited v Pro Bio Living Waters Pty Limited
- Urban Traders Pty Limited v Proceris Pty Limited
- Kosciuszko Thredbo Pty Limited v ThredboNet Marketing Pty Limited
Contact Peter Whitehead: By Email or telephone (02) 9233 4266.
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I know how hard you work, and you got me a phenomenal result, so thanks a million.
It meant a lot having your calm wisdom on my side.
I would like to extend our appreciation to you and Hazan Hollander for your support and efforts over the past three and a half years.
Your efforts alone are why we are still in business today.
Having a trade mark matter lasting over 3 years. I cannot recommend Hazan Hollander highly enough. Your experience and measured approach have helped our company maintain their trade mark and kept management sane in the process.