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FABIOLA DOS SANTOS

Head of Trade Marks
LLM (IP Law) (University of Melbourne)
LLB (Hons) (Universidad Metropolitana, Venezuela)
Email: fds@fal-lawyers.com.au
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Fabiola advises clients on Trade Mark Law, brand protection and brand development strategies both in Australia and internationally. She acts for government agencies, major corporations, SMEs and not-for-profit organisations.

Fabiola commenced her career in one of the most prominent intellectual property firms in Latin America and worked at a specialist Melbourne IP law firm prior to joining FAL.

Fabiola has an extensive network of overseas associates and is a member of INTA (International Trademarks Association), ASIPI (Interamerican Intellectual Property Association) as well as the Venezuelan Bar Association. She is fluent in English, Spanish and French.

Expertise
  • Intellectual Property
  • Trade Marks & Brand Strategy
  • IP Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Industries
  • CRCs
  • Biotech & Life Sciences
  • SMEs and start-ups
  • Government
  • Information Technology
  • Not-for-profit / Research Institutes
  • Mining & Resources
  • Health & Aged Care
  • Defence
  • Universities
  • Consumer Goods / Retail
  • Aboriginal Heritage
Awards & Affiliations

WTR 1000 Recommended Individual 2015 & 2016

Member, International Trademark Association (INTA)

Member, American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI)

Member, Venezuelan Bar Association

Member of the Non Traditional Marks Committee at the International Trademark Association (INTA)

Member of the Trade Marks Committee at the Asociacion Interamericana de la Propiedad Intelectual (ASIPI)

Recent Articles by Fabiola

Australian Update: Official Fee Changes at IP Australia (3 October 2016)

Brexit and Intellectual Property (5 July 2016)

Top 10 Trade Mark Development of 2015 (18 December 2015)

Trade Mark Law: What is Secondary Meaning? (22 July 2015)

Top Tips for Trade Mark Audits: Better Safe than Sorry (30 March 2015)

New Year - Trade Mark Checklist 2015 (3 February 2015)

Fluid Trade Marks: What are they all about? (2 October 2014)

Canada: Substantial Trade Mark Amendments (28 July 2014)