Cameron Harvey

Partner | Global Head of Consumer Markets and Head of Litigation and Intellectual Property
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

Cameron Harvey

Cameron Harvey



Cameron is the Global Head of Consumer Markets, and also the leader of the Litigation and Intellectual Property teams in Australia. He was a founding board member of the firm's global board and has also spent six years on the Australian board.

Cameron is an experienced, superior court litigator and is recommended in ALP500 for intellectual property as well as being named in the Best Lawyers of Australia listing for alternative dispute resolution.

Cameron's pro bono experience includes managing the firm's relationship with the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre and working with the Housing All Australians project.

Professional experience

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  • Bachelor of Laws, Monash University (1989)
  • Bachelor of Economics, Monash University (1987)
  • Master of Laws, University of Melbourne (2007)
  • Supreme Court of Victoria 1992
  • Supreme Court of Western Australia 2001
  • High Court of Australia 1992
  • Joyce and others – Sunland – (Federal Court, Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, High Court, Dubai Criminal Court) – allegations of misleading and deceptive conduct, fraud, international governmental inquires, dealings with the Prime Minister's office, senior global government officials. (consumer markets)
  • Sarb v VMS – (Federal Court, Full Federal Court) – patent infringement revocation proceedings, subterraneous parking detection technology (technology)
  • Goodman Fielder – Rana Foods – trademark infringement (Federal Court, Full Federal Court) – trademark infringement, inherent distinctiveness arguments. (consumer markets)
  • Foo Fighters v Re/Max (Federal Court) – copyright (consumer markets)
  • Queens of the Stone Age – copyright (consumer markets)
  • Energizer Australia v Remington (Federal Court, Full Federal Court) – comparative advertising (consumer markets)
  • LED v Keller (Full Federal Court) registered design infringement, accessorial liability (commodities)
  • Olivier v Husain (Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, High Court) – contract (commodities)
  • Colorado Group Limited v Strandbags (Full Federal Court, High Court) – trade mark infringement and revocation, misleading and deceptive conduct (consumer markets, commodities)
  • Dr Martens (Federal Court) – trade mark infringement, misleading and deceptive conduct (technology)
  • Caroma v Technicon (Federal Court) – registered design infringement (technology)
  • Boyapati v Rockefeller Management (Federal Court) – copyright (technology)
  • Ted Baker v JAG (Federal Court) – copyright, registered design (consumer markets)
  • Lonsdale v Pauls Warehouse (Federal Court, Full Federal Court) – copyright, trade mark, parallel importation patents (consumer markets)
  • Royal Children's Hospital v Alexander (Federal Court) – patents (life sciences and healthcare)
  • VMS v SARB Management (Federal Court) – innovation patents (transport, technology)
  • Gilead – AbbVie – patents (life sciences and healthcare)
  • Baylor – Novartis, patents (life sciences and healthcare)
  • Country Road – copyright and trade mark claims (consumer markets)
  • Witchery – copyright and trade mark claims (consumer markets)
  • Mimco – trade mark claims (consumer markets)
  • Ferragamo -  trade mark, counterfeit issues (consumer markets
  • Gloria Jeans – KeepCup (Federal Court) – registered design (consumer markets)
  • PetStock – Petvet – trade marks (Federal Court) (consumer markets)
  • AFCO Automotive Foam Components Pty Ltd – patents, automotive parts (transport, commodities)
  • Diver Metal Products Pty Ltd - Claim by Borroni & Anborr Pty Ltd – patent, automotive parts (transport, commodities)
  • Ranked as a recommended lawyer in APL500 for Intellectual Property and for Alternative Dispute Resolution and Litigation in Best Lawyers.

2016 Litigation Trends Annual Survey, 'Twelfth edition introduces litigation minimisation framework and expenditure benchmarking tools', 15 September 2016

  • Law Institute of Victoria
  • Registered Trade Mark Attorney


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