Karen Litherland

Senior Associate, King & Wood Mallesons

Karen Litherland is an IP commercialisation lawyer and future leader. She advises the public and private sector across a range of industries on intellectual property commercialisation, data and technology law matters, including in relation to strategy, ownership, enforcement, rebranding, and corporate transactions.

Karen has advised a number of high profile organisations on complex strategic projects involving the commercialisation of patents, software, data, trade marks and plant breeders rights. She has also advised organisations on a number of IP ownership issues, including spin off arrangements and disputes.

Awards & Recognition

  • Doyles Guide as an Intellectual Property & TMT Rising Star for 2020
  • IP Stars as a Notable Practitioner for 2020
  • IP Stars as a Rising Star for 2019
Areas of expertise
IP commercialisation, trade marks, copyright, patent, plant breeder’s rights, data, technology
Academic Qualifications
Bachelor of Laws (Hons) / LLB (Hons