Andrew Maryniak QC, Chair

Andrew has an extensive practice covering all aspects of intellectual property law, including related trade practices law.  He predominantly practises in the Federal Court of Australia.  He is a member of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia & New Zealand and the Copyright Society of Australia. 

James Samargis, Deputy Chair

James has a strong interest in technology and design with a science background (physics). He is a patent attorney (electrical/mechanical) and trade mark attorney.

He serves on the IP&IT committee of the Commercial Law Section of the Law Institute and is a director of Craft Victoria, the peak State body for designer-makers.

Luke Merrick, Assistant Secretary



Tim Cordiner

Tom Cordiner is a registered Australian Patent Attorney and Trade Marks Attorney. His practice is divided between intellectual property law, commercial/corporations law and some administrative law, though he has also acted in other areas including professional negligence.

Alan Nash