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Felicity Cara Carson 2018-08-29T12:13:34+00:00

Felicity Cara-Carson joined Pointon Partners in 2015.

She is an Associate Director practising in the areas of Commercial and Intellectual Property and is also a Registered Trade Marks Attorney.

She was previously a partner at a commercial law firm and acts for and provides advice to a range of clients, from individuals and smaller businesses through to large organisations and entities, in a variety of industries and sectors including the retail, wholesale, service, supply, transportation, hospitality, fashion and entertainment sectors.

Areas of Law & Expertise

Commercial and business agreements and transactions including but not limited to:

  • commercial advice and strategy
  • sale and purchase of business, shares, units and other assets, including drafting and negotiation of contracts
  • shareholder and unitholder agreements
  • service/consulting agreements
  • supply and distribution agreements; and
  • franchise agreements

Intellectual property transactions and agreements including but not limited to:

  • Australian trade mark applications, registration, prosecution, protection and advisory work
  • international trade mark applications, registration, prosecution, protection and advisory work
  • commercialisation of intellectual property
  • licensing of intellectual property
  • transfer of intellectual property
  • protection of intellectual property including design applications and registration
  • intellectual property advice and strategy
  • internet transactions
  • drafting and negotiation of intellectual property related agreements including co-existence agreements, collaboration agreements, confidentiality agreements, assignment deeds and licence agreements.
  • contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters

Information technology transactions and agreements including but not limited to:

  • licensing of information technology
  • transfer of information technology
  • protection of information technology
  • drafting and negotiation of information technology related agreements including software related agreements, licence agreements, assignment deeds and reseller agreements

entertainment law matters including but not limited to:

  • drafting and negotiation of contracts; and
  • provision of advice in relation to contracts.
  • personal law matters including but not limited to succession planning, wills and powers of attorney.

Felicity has previously been involved in the LIV’s Intellectual Property and Information Technology Committee, and has been a director on the Board of Governance of a not-for-profit Association.

Qualifications & Memberships

Qualifications:

  • Master of Laws at the University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree
  • Bachelor of Arts degree
  • Graduate Diploma in Arts (Asian Studies

Memberships:

  • Law Institute of Victoria
  • Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ)
  • The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (IPTA)
Recent publications

Felicity Cara-Carson joined Pointon Partners in 2015.

She is an Associate Director practising in the areas of Commercial and Intellectual Property and is also a Registered Trade Marks Attorney.

She was previously a partner at a commercial law firm and acts for and provides advice to a range of clients, from individuals and smaller businesses through to large organisations and entities, in a variety of industries and sectors including the retail, wholesale, service, supply, transportation, hospitality, fashion and entertainment sectors.

Areas of Law & Expertise

Commercial and business agreements and transactions including but not limited to:

  • commercial advice and strategy
  • sale and purchase of business, shares, units and other assets, including drafting and negotiation of contracts
  • shareholder and unitholder agreements
  • service/consulting agreements
  • supply and distribution agreements; and
  • franchise agreements

Intellectual property transactions and agreements including but not limited to:

  • Australian trade mark applications, registration, prosecution, protection and advisory work
  • international trade mark applications, registration, prosecution, protection and advisory work
  • commercialisation of intellectual property
  • licensing of intellectual property
  • transfer of intellectual property
  • protection of intellectual property including design applications and registration
  • intellectual property advice and strategy
  • internet transactions
  • drafting and negotiation of intellectual property related agreements including co-existence agreements, collaboration agreements, confidentiality agreements, assignment deeds and licence agreements.
  • contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters

Information technology transactions and agreements including but not limited to:

  • licensing of information technology
  • transfer of information technology
  • protection of information technology
  • drafting and negotiation of information technology related agreements including software related agreements, licence agreements, assignment deeds and reseller agreements

entertainment law matters including but not limited to:

  • drafting and negotiation of contracts; and
  • provision of advice in relation to contracts.
  • personal law matters including but not limited to succession planning, wills and powers of attorney.

Felicity has previously been involved in the LIV’s Intellectual Property and Information Technology Committee, and has been a director on the Board of Governance of a not-for-profit Association.

Qualifications & Memberships

Qualifications:

  • Master of Laws at the University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree
  • Bachelor of Arts degree
  • Graduate Diploma in Arts (Asian Studies

Memberships:

  • Law Institute of Victoria
  • Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ)
  • The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (IPTA)
Recent publications