Luke joined the Victorian Bar in 2009. He is an experienced advocate, with extensive experience in commercial and regulatory litigation. He practises primarily in the Federal Court of Australia, regularly appearing in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide.
Luke has represented government and private clients in a range of complex commercial and competition proceedings (at both first instance and on appeal). He is also widely recognised for his expertise in intellectual property. Luke is the President of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand.
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- Confidential Information
- Copyright & Designs
- Trade Marks
Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
Bachelor of Arts
State and Territory Courts and Tribunals
Federal Court of Australia
High Court of Australia
Apple Inc & Anor v Samsung Electronics Co Ltd & Anor (patent, design – led by Richard Cobden SC, Richard Lancaster SC, Neil Murray, Hamish Bevan and with Chris Burgess - settled after the trial, but prior to judgment)
Eli Lilly & Co v Generic Health Pty Ltd  FCA 1254 (patent infringement and validity, interlocutory injunction – led by Richard Lancaster SC)
Foster's Australia Limited v Cash's (Australia) Pty Ltd (2013) 299 ALR 34 (patent, registered design – led by Tony Bannon SC)
Neobev Pty Ltd v Bacchus Distillery Pty Ltd (Administrators Appointed) (No 3)  FCA 4 and Neobev Pty Ltd v Bacchus Distillery Pty Ltd (Administrators Appointed) (No 4)  FCA 4 (patent, copyright, administration, trusts – led by Daryl Williams SC)
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Turi Foods Pty Ltd (No 4)  FCA 665 and Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Turi Foods Pty Ltd (No 5)  FCA 1109 (misleading or deceptive conduct, penalties – led by Peter Gray SC)