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Tim O'Callaghan

Head of Adelaide and Deputy Managing Partner

Tim assist clients in intellectual property protection and portfolio management including filing trade mark applications, oppositions and removal proceedings and manages both the litigious and commercial aspects of intellectual property protection.

Tim enjoys helping organisations formulate intellectual property related business strategies and planning and implementing strategies and tactics through special projects. He develops a good rapport with client's key people, helping them understand the implications of intellectual property issues and assisting them in initiating and developing best practice models for intellectual property management.

Tim addresses clients and interest groups on the issues involved in the management and protection of knowledge, ideas and other intellectual property assets.

Tim has a Masters of Intellectual Property Law (Melbourne University), is a Registered Trade Marks Attorney and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Tim developed BrandProtect®, Piper Alderman’s unique assessment, monitoring and protection service for trade marks and brand names.

The World Trademark Review 2018 described Tim as “Piper Alderman’s whip-smart prosecution pro Tim O’Callaghan completes projects on budget on and on time” and in the Legal 500 "Tim O'Callaghan is 'technically strong, very reliable and provides a high level of service". 

He has also been named in Best Lawyers ® since 2014 for Intellectual Property Law. 

Tim is the Head of Adelaide and Deputy Managing Partner.