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
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 It has [[our offices|offices]] in Melbourne and Sydney, which provides legal, and legal related services, to:  It has [[our offices|offices]] in Melbourne and Sydney, which provides legal, and legal related services, to: 
-  * the information technology industry +  * the information technology industry 
-  * information technology customers +  * information technology customers 
-  * intellectual property owners and licensees and +  * intellectual property owners and licenseesand 
   * the telecommunications industry.  ​   * the telecommunications industry.  ​
  
 It provides: It provides:
-  * commercial legal advice services, +  * commercial legal advice services; 
-  * [[litigation]] services +  * [[litigation]] services 
-  * [[http://​www.mediator.com.au|mediation]] services +  * [[http://​www.mediator.com.au|mediation]] services 
-  * [[http://​www.expertdeterminer.com.au|expert determination]]and +  * [[http://​www.expertdeterminer.com.au|expert determination]]and 
   * [[http://​www.arbitrator.com.au|arbitration]] services ​   * [[http://​www.arbitrator.com.au|arbitration]] services ​
 with an emphasis on [[ip|intellectual property]], information technology and telecommunications issues. with an emphasis on [[ip|intellectual property]], information technology and telecommunications issues.
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   * a [[http://​www.ipaustralia.gov.au/​resources/​professionals_attorneys.shtml|registered trade mark attorney]], ​   * a [[http://​www.ipaustralia.gov.au/​resources/​professionals_attorneys.shtml|registered trade mark attorney]], ​
   * a qualified [[http://​www.mediator.com.au/​dokuwiki/​doku.php?​id=mediator:​nmas|mediator]] and [[http://​www.arbitrator.com.au|arbitrator]], ​   * a qualified [[http://​www.mediator.com.au/​dokuwiki/​doku.php?​id=mediator:​nmas|mediator]] and [[http://​www.arbitrator.com.au|arbitrator]], ​
-  * a {{:​iama.audapanel.pdf|member}} of the [[http://www.iama.org.au|Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia]] .au domain name dispute resolution panel, ​ +  * a council ​member of the [[https://www.adrac.org.au|Australian Dispute Resolution Advisory Council]]
-  * a {{:​swhite_iama_fellow.pdf|fellow}} and {{:​swhite_g1_arbitrator_iama.pdf|grade 1 arbitrator}} of the [[http://www.iama.org.au|Institute ​of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia]], +  * chair of the Law Institute'​s Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee; 
-  * a member of the [[http://www.leadr.com.au|LEADR]] .au domain name dispute resolution panel +  * a {{:​swhite_iama_fellow.pdf|fellow}} and {{:​swhite_g1_arbitrator_iama.pdf|grade 1 arbitrator}} of the [[https://www.resolution.institute|Resolution ​Institute]]
-  * a member ​of the [[http://​www.auda.org.au/​policies/​review-panelists/​|auDA Review ​Panel]], +  * included on the Law Society of New South Wales and the Law Institute of Victoria’s independent solicitor list for the purposes of executing search warrants; 
-  * a member of the [[http://​www.lawsociety.com.au/​|Law Society of New South Wales]] +  * a member of the [[https://www.resolution.institute/​resolving-disputes/​domain-name|Resolution Institute]] .au domain name dispute resolution panel 
-  * a member of the [[http://​www.liv.asn.au|Law Institute of Victoria]] +  * a panelist ​of the [[https://​www.auda.org.au/​policies/​list-of-review-panelists/​|auDA ​Registrar and Registrant ​Review ​Panels]]; 
-  * a [[http://​www.acs.org.au/​branches/​victoria/​local-resources/​asc-victoria-fellows|fellow]] of the [[http://​www.acs.org.au|Australian Computer Society]], +  * a member of the [[http://​www.lawsociety.com.au/​|Law Society of New South Wales]] 
-  * a {{305605954_1.pdf|fellow}} of the [[http://​www.acica.org.au|Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration]], +  * a member of the [[http://​www.liv.asn.au|Law Institute of Victoria]] 
-  * an [[http://​www.mediator.com.au/​dokuwiki/​doku.php?​id=nmas|accredited mediator]] ​and graded arbitrator ​of the [[http://www.iama.org.au|Institute ​of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia]] +  * a [[http://​www.acs.org.au/​branches/​victoria/​local-resources/​asc-victoria-fellows|fellow]] of the [[http://​www.acs.org.au|Australian Computer Society]]; 
-  * a member of the [[http://​www.wipo.int/​amc/​en/​|WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Centre]] general list of mediators and arbitrators +  * a {{305605954_1.pdf|fellow}} of the [[http://​www.acica.org.au|Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration]]; 
-  * a member of the [[http://​www.vscl.org.au|Victorian Society for Computers and the Law]] +  * an [[http://​www.mediator.com.au/​dokuwiki/​doku.php?​id=nmas|accredited mediator]] of the [[https://www.resolution.institute|Resolution ​Institute]] 
-  * a member of the [[http://​www.copyright.asn.au|Copyright Society]] +  * a member of the [[http://​www.wipo.int/​amc/​en/​|WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Centre]] general list of mediators and arbitrators 
-  * a former professional grade {{::​ipaamembership.sww.02mar04.pdf|member}} of the [[http://​www.ipaa.com.au|Insolvency Practitioners Association of Australia]] (now [[http://​www.arita.com.au|ARITA]])+  * a member of the [[http://​www.vscl.org.au|Victorian Society for Computers and the Law]]; 
-  * a {{::​leadr.practitionermember.sww.01jul14-30jun15.pdf|member}} of [[http://​www.leadr.com.au|LEADR]],​ +  * a member of the [[http://​www.copyright.asn.au|Copyright Society]] 
-  * a {{::​acdc.mediator.08may14.pdf|member}} of the [[https://​www.acdcltd.com.au/​|ACDC Mediation Panel]], +  * a former professional grade {{::​ipaamembership.sww.02mar04.pdf|member}} of the [[http://​www.ipaa.com.au|Insolvency Practitioners Association of Australia]] (now [[http://​www.arita.com.au|ARITA]]); 
-  * a {{::​caat.arbitrator.20aug14.pdf|member}} of the [[http://​www.arbitration.org.tw|Chinese Arbitration Association,​ Taipei]] panel of arbitrators, +  * a {{::​acdc.mediator.08may14.pdf|member}} of the [[https://​www.acdcltd.com.au/​|ACDC Mediation Panel]]; 
-  * a {{::​hkiac.08apr14.pdf|member}} of the [[http://​www.hkiac.org/​en/​|Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre]] panel of arbitrators, +  * a {{::​caat.arbitrator.20aug14.pdf|member}} of the [[http://​www.arbitration.org.tw|Chinese Arbitration Association,​ Taipei]] panel of arbitrators; 
-  * a {{::​szac.21feb14.pdf|member}} of the [[http://​www.szac.org/​en/​|Shenzhen Arbitration Commission Panel of Arbitrators]], +  * a {{::​hkiac.08apr14.pdf|member}} of the [[http://​www.hkiac.org/​en/​|Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre]] panel of arbitrators; 
-  * a member of the NBN Co Dispute Management Pool, +  * a {{::​szac.21feb14.pdf|member}} of the [[http://​www.szac.org/​en/​|Shenzhen Arbitration Commission Panel of Arbitrators]]; 
-  * a {{::​ciarb.fellow.26jun14.pdf|fellow}} of the [[http://​www.ciarb.org/​|Chartered Institute of Arbitrators]], +  * a member of the NBN Co Dispute Management Pool; 
-  * a member of the [[http://​klrca.org/​|Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration'​s]] {{::​klrca.arbitrator.16jul14.pdf|arbitration panel}}, {{::​klrca.dndr.16jul14.pdf|domain name disputes panel}} and {{::​klrca.mediator.16jul14.pdf|mediation panel}}, +  * a {{::​ciarb.fellow.26jun14.pdf|fellow}} of the [[http://​www.ciarb.org/​|Chartered Institute of Arbitrators]]; 
-  * a member of the [[http://​www.hkiac.org|Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre'​s]] {{::​hkiac_ip_dispute_panel.09nov15.pdf|Panel of Arbitrator for Intellectual Property Disputes}}, +  * a member of the [[http://​klrca.org/​|Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration'​s]] {{::​klrca.arbitrator.16jul14.pdf|arbitration panel}}, {{::​klrca.dndr.16jul14.pdf|domain name disputes panel}} and {{::​klrca.mediator.16jul14.pdf|mediation panel}}; 
-  * a fellow of the [[http://​www.aica.asn.au/​|Australian Institute of Commercial Arbitration]], +  * a member of the [[http://​www.hkiac.org|Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre'​s]] {{::​hkiac_ip_dispute_panel.09nov15.pdf|Panel of Arbitrator for Intellectual Property Disputes}}
-  * accredited as a mediator by the [[http://​www.lawsociety.com.au/​|Law Society of New South Wales]] under the {{::lawsocietymedpanel1617.pdf|National Mediator Accreditation System}}   +  * a member of the [[http://​en.piac.vn/​|Pacific International Arbitration Centre]] list of arbitrators;​ 
-  * listed on the [[http://​www.liv.asn.au/​Mediators.aspx?​Page=Mediators/​md_details&​id=Jc9oyUjbRAg%3d|LIV Mediators List]], +  * an associate of the [[http://​www.philippinearbitrators.org|Philippine Institute of Arbitrators]];​ 
-  * listed on the [[https://​www.liv.asn.au/​CMSPages/​GetFile.aspx?​nodeguid=a1fb5d7c-621d-4c2c-bbd5-62ddbfee5cec|LIV Magistrates Court external mediator list]], +  * a fellow of the [[http://​www.aica.asn.au/​|Australian Institute of Commercial Arbitration]]; 
-  * an author for [[http://​www.lexisnexis.com.au/​practicalguidance/​|LexisNexis Practical Guidance]] and+  * accredited as a mediator by the [[http://​www.lawsociety.com.au/​|Law Society of New South Wales]] under the {{::NMAS Reaccreditation Approval.pdf|National Mediator Accreditation System}}   
 +  * listed on the [[http://​www.liv.asn.au/​Mediators.aspx?​Page=Mediators/​md_details&​id=Jc9oyUjbRAg%3d|LIV Mediators List]]; 
 +  * listed on the [[https://​www.liv.asn.au/​CMSPages/​GetFile.aspx?​nodeguid=a1fb5d7c-621d-4c2c-bbd5-62ddbfee5cec|LIV Magistrates Court external mediator list]]; 
 +  * an author for [[http://​www.lexisnexis.com.au/​practicalguidance/​|LexisNexis Practical Guidance]]and
   * an author for [[http://​www.collaw.edu.au|The College of Law]] for its Commercial Litigation Masters subject, [[http://​www.collaw.edu.au/​Future-Students/​Applied-Law-Programs/​Commercial-Litigation/​Subject-Outlines-and-Assessment-Methods/​CLP13-Intellectual-Property-Litigation/​|Intellectual Property Litigation]].   * an author for [[http://​www.collaw.edu.au|The College of Law]] for its Commercial Litigation Masters subject, [[http://​www.collaw.edu.au/​Future-Students/​Applied-Law-Programs/​Commercial-Litigation/​Subject-Outlines-and-Assessment-Methods/​CLP13-Intellectual-Property-Litigation/​|Intellectual Property Litigation]].
    
 Mr White has: Mr White has:
-  * a {{::​um-ll.b.sww.pdf|bachelors degree}} in [[http://​www.law.unimelb.edu.au/​|Law]], +  * a {{::​um-ll.b.sww.pdf|bachelors degree}} in [[http://​www.law.unimelb.edu.au/​|Law]]; 
-  * a {{::​um-b.sc.sww.pdf|bachelors degree}} in [[http://​www.csse.unimelb.edu.au/​index.php|Computer Science]], +  * a {{::​um-b.sc.sww.pdf|bachelors degree}} in [[http://​www.csse.unimelb.edu.au/​index.php|Computer Science]]; 
-  * a {{::​uts-mip.sww.pdf|Masters of Industrial Property}}, +  * a {{::​uts-mip.sww.pdf|Masters of Industrial Property}}; 
-  * a {{::​ua-procertifarbmed.sww.pdf|professional certificate}} in [[http://​www.adelaide.edu.au|arbitration and mediation]]+  * a {{::​ua-procertifarbmed.sww.pdf|professional certificate}} in [[http://​www.adelaide.edu.au|arbitration and mediation]]
   * completed a {{::​accordgroup.commmed.10sep98.pdf|certificate in commercial mediation}} from the [[http://​www.accordgroup.com.au|Accord Group]],   * completed a {{::​accordgroup.commmed.10sep98.pdf|certificate in commercial mediation}} from the [[http://​www.accordgroup.com.au|Accord Group]],
-  * a {{::​usqadvancedinsolvlawpractice.pdf|certificate}} in [[http://​www.usq.edu.au|Insolvency]] and+  * a {{::​usqadvancedinsolvlawpractice.pdf|certificate}} in [[http://​www.usq.edu.au|Insolvency]]and
   * a {{::​ciarb.diplomaintlarbitration.08jan14.pdf|diploma in international arbitration}} from the [[http://​www.ciarb.net.au|Chartered Institute of Arbitrators]].   * a {{::​ciarb.diplomaintlarbitration.08jan14.pdf|diploma in international arbitration}} from the [[http://​www.ciarb.net.au|Chartered Institute of Arbitrators]].
  
-Mr White has over 20 years of litigation experience in the [[http://​www.fedcourt.gov.au|Federal Court]], the [[http://​www.lawlink.nsw.gov.au/​sc|Supreme Court of New South Wales]] and the [[http://​www.supremecourt.vic.gov.au/​|Supreme Court of Victoria]].  ​+Mr White has over 25 years of litigation experience in the [[http://​www.fedcourt.gov.au|Federal Court]], the [[http://​www.lawlink.nsw.gov.au/​sc|Supreme Court of New South Wales]] and the [[http://​www.supremecourt.vic.gov.au/​|Supreme Court of Victoria]].  ​
  
 Mr White served on the board of examiners for [[http://​www.liv.asn.au/​Specialists|Accredited Commercial Litigation Specialist]] for 10 years. Mr White served on the board of examiners for [[http://​www.liv.asn.au/​Specialists|Accredited Commercial Litigation Specialist]] for 10 years.
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 Prior to commencing to practice law in 1992, Mr White worked in the IT industry for a number of years including time at [[http://​www.ibm.com.au|IBM Australia]] as a software developer and as an instructor in Australia and South East Asia in:  Prior to commencing to practice law in 1992, Mr White worked in the IT industry for a number of years including time at [[http://​www.ibm.com.au|IBM Australia]] as a software developer and as an instructor in Australia and South East Asia in: 
-  * local area network products and services +  * local area network products and services 
-  * operating systems +  * operating systems 
-  * database design and+  * database designand
   * communications systems.   * communications systems.
  

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