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Mr Mitchell Adams

Course Director, LLB; Lecturer
Graduate Certificate of Research and Innovation Management, Swinburne University, Australia; Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, Australian National University, Australia; Bachelor of Science (Chemistry), Monash University, Australia; Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours), Monash University, Australia


Mitchell Adams is a lecturer and LLB Course Director with Swinburne Law School. He has a B.Sci (Monash) and LLB (first class honours) (Monash) with a major in intellectual property law. Mitchell is also a registered Trade Marks Attorney and Australian Solicitor.

Mitchell is an expert in the area of intellectual property and entertainment law with a particular focus on trade marks. He has previously worked at CSIRO in the Intellectual Property and Commercialisation group and at a prominent entertainment law practice in Melbourne. As a Research Associate with the Centre for Transformative Innovation, he is also involved in conducting empirical research into the various Australian intellectual property registration systems. His current projects include examining the registered trade mark and designs systems.

Research interests

Intellectual Property Law; Trade Mark Law; Entertainment Law; Designs Law

Fields of Research

  • Law - 180100

Teaching areas

Intellectual Property Law;Trade Mark Law;Legal Technology;Legal Design


  • 2019, Swinburne, Vice-Chancellor's Teaching Excellence (Higher Education) Award - High Commendation, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2019, Swinburne, Teaching Excellence Award, Faculty of Business and Law

Further information



Also published as: Adams, Mitchell; Adams, M.
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2020: Analysis of the economic effect of Virtual Designs *; IP Australia
  • 2020: Entrepreneurship and Trade Marks *; John Monash Tech School
  • 2020: Legal Factors Impacting Business Start-Up *; John Monash Tech School
  • 2019: Civil Liability for Trade Mark Infringement *; Monash Tech School Fund Scheme

* Chief Investigator