Gregory Ross is a partner of Eakin McCaffery Cox’s Commercial Government team. He has many years legal services experience spanning litigious and non-litigious, civil and criminal contexts. He is an accredited specialist in Government and Administrative Law under the NSW Law Society’s Specialist Accreditation scheme and was Head Assessor for that field in 2011-13.
Since 1988 he has practised in the areas of Administrative Law, Government Contracting, Industry Facilitation and Probity matters, including legislative reform and procurement projects, including Public Private Partnerships, to achieve the best value for money for clients.
He works very much at the interface of government and the commercial world. He has, for some time, provided Probity Advisory/Audit governance services to clients.
The Government of Australia, in 2015, commissioned an inquiry into Australia’s intellectual property law and system. That involved community consultation with relevant stakeholders. On 20 December 2016, the Australian Government released publicly a paper to do with...
The case reinforces the need for care to be taken in using common words in trademarks and business names.