Sue Gilchrist is a partner at Herbert Smith Freehills and head of the IP group in Australia. Sue is a highly renowned IP litigator, known for her substantial experience in all intellectual property areas, including patents, copyright, trademarks, designs, passing off and confidential information, across a range of technologies including consumer electronics, telecommunications and medical devices. Sue is widely recognised in Australia and abroad as one of the top patent litigators in Australia, regularly acting in multi-jurisdictional litigation for Australian and international clients. Sue was the lead partner acting for Apple in the high profile Apple v Samsung patent and design litigation relating to tablets and smart phones, and 3G mobile connectivity technology. Sue is also a member and former Chair of the Intellectual Property Committee of the Law Council of Australia. Sue has a combined Arts/Law (Honours) degree and a Master of Laws from The University of Sydney, and is admitted to practise in the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Federal Court of Australia and High Court of Australia.