Marine Guillou promoted to principal at Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick in Melbourne
13 July 2021
Marine Guillou has been promoted to principal at Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick in Melbourne.
Guillou specializes in anti-counterfeiting programs, customs proceedings and training, and advising clients on trademark prosecution. She has built one of the largest anti-counterfeiting practices in Australia.
Prior to moving to Australia and joining POF, Guillou was an in-house lawyer for the French anti-counterfeiting group Union Des Fabricants (Unifab), and worked as an anti-counterfeiting area manager with Société Bic. She has participated in working groups such as Interpol Intellectual Property Crime Action Group and Global Anti-Counterfeiting Group.
She was promoted to principal at the same time as her colleague, Danielle Burns.
“These two promotions reflect our confidence in the future of Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick coming out of the Covid-19 pandemic, and continue our development of client-focused talent within the firm,” said Ross McFarlane, managing principal at the firm. “Marine and Dani are both dynamic professionals, and they are a testament to our strong and diverse pipeline of future leaders. We value their outstanding practice management, cross-firm teamwork and professional excellence. I look forward to their contribution to the ongoing success of our firm,” he said.