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Joanne Martin

Tel: +61 2 8231 1030


  • Sydney

Joanne Martin is a partner in the Sydney trade marks team.

She has worked in trade marks for over 25 years and been a partner at FB Rice since 2003, providing advice to local and overseas clients on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious matters. She specialises in development of international trade mark portfolios, strategies for creation, use and protection of trade marks in Australia and the Asia Pacific region, and protection of rights by opposition and enforcement work. Joanne has been recognised as an IP Star for Trade Mark Prosecution in Managing Intellectual Property every year since 2015 and has ranked in the IP Stars Top 250 Women in IP since 2018.


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  • Diploma of Laws, Solicitors Admission Board, New South Wales
  • Master of Commerce, University of New South Wales
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Sydney

Industry Expertise

  • Consumer products
  • Computer software and ICT hardware
  • Medical and surgical products
  • Pharmaceutical, agricultural and veterinary products
  • Wine and alcoholic beverages

Professional Affiliations

  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales
  • Fellow - Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (IPTA)
  • Member - International Trade Mark Association (INTA)
  • Member - Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ)
  • Member - Law Society of New South Wales
  • Member - Women’s Law Association of NSW, Inc