Jane Owen is a partner at Bird & Bird, based in Sydney, Australia, where she is the partner in charge of the intellectual property practice.

Ms Owen has over 20 years’ experience advising and representing clients on all aspects of intellectual property law. This includes portfolio establishment, IP strategisation, commercialisation, enforcement and contentious IP, patent litigation, complex patent infringement or revocation, trademarks and passing off, design infringement, disputes on ownership of IP and appeals from decisions of the Commissioner of Patents and the Registrar of Trade Marks.

Ms Owen regularly presents on IP issues at continuing professional development and industry-based events and is ranked in publications such as WTR 1000, The Legal 500 – Asia-Pacific and IAM Patent 1000 as a leading enforcement, litigation, prosecution and strategy lawyer. Ms Owen’s team was recently awarded IP Specialist Firm of the Year at the 2017 Australasian Law Awards.