White SW Computer Law
Intellectual Property, Information Technology & Telecommunications Lawyers
Melbourne Office - PO Box 452, COLLINS STREET WEST Victoria 8007 Australia
Sydney Office - GPO Box 2506, SYDNEY New South Wales 2001 Australia
Telephone: Melbourne Office - +61 3 9629 3709 Sydney Office - +61 2 9233 2600
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Steve White - Brief Biographical Details

Steve White is the principal and founder of the law firm White SW Computer Law.

White SW Computer Law is a law firm which has practised in the areas of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and Telecommunications law since 1994.

It has offices in Melbourne and Sydney, which provides legal, and legal related services, to:

  • the information technology industry;
  • information technology customers;
  • intellectual property owners and licensees; and
  • the telecommunications industry.

It provides:

with an emphasis on intellectual property, information technology and telecommunications issues.

Mr White is:

Mr White has:

Mr White has over 25 years of litigation experience in the Federal Court, the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the Supreme Court of Victoria.

Mr White served on the board of examiners for Accredited Commercial Litigation Specialist for 10 years.

Mr White has acted for a wide range of clients in involved in intellectual property, information technology and telecommunications including various government departments and agencies, universities, information technology companies and their customers and telecommunication companies and their customers.

Mr White is a regular conference speaker and has written various papers, which have been published both in Australia and internationally.

Mr White has acted as arbitrator in numerous substantial commercial disputes. Mr White's arbitral resume can be found here.

Mr White was the arbitrator in four reported matters to date involving an arbitral decision under the new Commercial Arbitration Act 2010 (NSW) which act follows the UNICTRAL model and is being adopted in slightly different forms in each state and territory of Australia.

His award has been upheld in each case.

Those cases are:

Mr White is a nationally accredited and experienced mediator acting as mediator in numerous substantial matters. For more information please visit www.mediator.com.au

Mr White is also the director and founder of Software Escrow & Copyright Agents Pty Ltd which provides escrow and technology services to many Australian and International companies and governments.

Prior to commencing to practice law in 1992, Mr White worked in the IT industry for a number of years including time at IBM Australia as a software developer and as an instructor in Australia and South East Asia in:

  • local area network products and services;
  • operating systems;
  • database design; and
  • communications systems.

Mr White has appropriate Australian Government Security Clearances.

Download Mr White's resume as a PDF


Street: Suite 491, 838 Collins Street, DOCKLANDS VIC 3008

Postal: GPO BOX 2506 SYDNEY NSW 2001

Street: Suite 604, 109 Pitt Street, SYDNEY NSW 2000

1) [2011] NSWSC 268
2) [2011] NSWSC 1331
3) [2011] NSWSC 1305
4) [2011] NSWSC 1567

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