Dr Tyrone Berger is a lecturer at Deakin Law School. Tyrone holds a PhD from Monash Law School, which won the 2019 Mollie Holman medal. He also has a Juris Doctor from the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) and degrees in Arts and Commerce from the University of Sydney. Tyrone’s previous academic positions include roles at the University of Melbourne, RMIT University and Monash University. He has published widely in the areas of IP and technology law and presented his research at local and international legal conferences.
Before arriving at Deakin University, Tyrone worked as a policy officer at IP Australia, the national IP office, in the Domestic Policy & Legislation section. He advised on current and emerging IP matters, developed changes to legislation, and represented IP Australia locally and abroad. Prior to this, Tyrone practised as a Lawyer and Trade Marks Attorney for a national firm.
He is the author of two forthcoming books: Technological Standardisation and Competition Law: The Impacts of Self-Regulation of Standard Essential Patents (Routledge, UK) and Australian Design Law and Practice (Thomson Reuters).
Tyrone is admitted as an Australian lawyer (NSW, Vic, WA) and was previously a registered Trade Marks Attorney.Read more on Tyrone's profile
Intellectual Property Law
Intellectual Property Society of Australia & New Zealand (IPSANZ)
International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property (ATRIP)
Member, IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia (IPIRA) Network
Member, IP/IT Committee, Law Institute of Victoria (LIV)
You look familiar? Impact of 3D printing on industrial designs, Fourth IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia (IPIRA) Conference, Hosted by IPIRA in cooperation with WIPO, WTO and several universities, online 9-12 February 2022
Designing GUIs: Current treatment of virtual or non-physical designs in Australia, IP & Media Law Conference, University of Melbourne 5–6 April 2018
Designing GUIs: Current treatment of virtual or non-physical designs in Australia, IP Scholars 3rd Works-in-Progress Conference, Singapore Management University 1–2 March 2018
Designing GUIs: Current treatment of virtual or non-physical designs in Australia, Law, Technology and Innovation Junior Scholars Forum, University of New South Wales 24 November 2017
Growing Union: Changing face of the Hague Agreement, European Policy for Intellectual Property, 11th Annual Conference, Oxford University, UK 3–6 September 2016
Mollie Holman medal, Monash University – Best Law PhD thesis 2019
Australia Day medal, IP Australia – Stakeholder engagement 2018
Teaching Excellence award, RMIT University – Contract Law 2014
Inaugural winner, Australian Intellectual Property Journal Essay Competition, Thomson Reuters 2012 (published at Trade Mark Dilution in Australia Revisited: How far have we come? (2012) 23(1) Australian Intellectual Property Journal 19-34)
(2019), pp. 294-307, 3D printing and beyond : intellectual property and regulation, Northampton, Mass., B1-1
(2019), Vol. 9, pp. 92-104, Queen Mary journal of intellectual property, Cheltenham, Eng., C1-1
(2015), Vol. 18, pp. 315-327, International Trade and Business Law Review, Sydney, N.S.W., C1-1
(2015), Vol. 28, pp. 191-194, Australian Intellectual Property Bulletin, C1-1
Compulsory licensing of patents in Australia: Reforming the landscape or fencing us in?
(2014), Vol. 39, pp. 915-928, Monash University Law Review, C1-1
Trade Mark Dilution in Australia Revisited: How far have we come?
(2012), Vol. 23, pp. 19-34, Australian Intellectual Property Journal, C1-1
(2011), Vol. 29, pp. 106-112, Copyright Reporter, C1-1
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