Mark Williams

Areas of Expertise

Trade Marks
Qualifications & Memberships
  • LLB (Hons)
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria
  • Registered Australian Trade Mark Attorney
  • Member - Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ)
  • Fellow - Australian Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys (IPTA)

About Mark

Mark is a Registered Australian Trade Mark Attorney and leads the James & Wells trade mark team in Australia. Mark specialises in both contentious and non-contentious trade mark work including trade mark clearance searching, infringement advice, filing and prosecution of trade mark applications, foreign trade mark filing and protection strategies and initiating and defending trade mark opposition and removal actions.

Outside of work, Mark is a keen golfer (and President of his Golf Club), and enjoys attending AFL matches and playing the guitar.


Mark joined James & Wells in 2022 and has over 18-years’ experience in advising on complex branding and marking issues. Mark has experience in managing a number of high profile trade mark portfolios for brands such as Smiggle, Just Jeans, Jaguar, Land Rover, LG and Titleist. Mark also has experience in brand protection services, including working closely with the Australian Customs Service to guard against the importation of infringing goods.

Prior to joining James & Wells, Mark has spent the last 30-years working for top-tier Australian intellectual property firms in various roles.