Tom Rinder

Executive Director – Source IP

Tom is a highly experienced Trade Mark Attorney, with over 20 years’ experience in intellectual property matters. .

“My particular specialisation is taking a holistic approach to  trade mark protection of global companies, and ensuring we take the most efficient mechanism to achieve effective protection.   

Acting as the single point of contact for clients, I work to seamlessly bridge the gap between Australian and international trade mark law.

For more than twenty years I have been working in Australia’s pre-eminent IP legal firms representing a diverse range of Australian, New Zealand and International clients, as well as periods working in-house, where I set up and maintained global IP protection strategies”.

Tom is an elected fellow of the Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys Australia (IPTA), the peak body in Australia, a member of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ), and the International Trade Mark Association (INTA) and is registered with the Australian Government governing body, IP Australia.

Industry and career experience

Tom has experience advising on all aspects of Trade Marks including:

  • Australian Trade Marks
  • New Zealand Trade Marks
  • International Trade Marks
  • Infringements and Oppositions
  • Brand Protection Strategy         

Tom has worked with a number of public and private clients across a wide variety of sectors.

Prior to joining Source, Tom was Managing Director at MacMillan Trade Marks which he established in 2007, after working for large multinational attorney firms.

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