White SW Computer Law
Intellectual Property, Information Technology & Telecommunications Lawyers
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 +====== Steve White - Brief Biographical Details ======
 +Steve White is the principal and founder of the law firm [[http://​www.computerlaw.com.au|White SW Computer Law]]. ​
 +[[http://​www.computerlaw.com.au|White SW Computer Law]] is a law firm which has practised in the areas of [[ip|Intellectual Property]], Information Technology and Telecommunications law since 1994.
 +It has [[our offices|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:
 +  * commercial legal advice services,
 +  * [[litigation]] services, ​
 +  * [[http://​www.mediator.com.au|mediation]] services, ​
 +  * [[http://​www.expertdeterminer.com.au|expert determination]],​ and 
 +  * [[http://​www.arbitrator.com.au|arbitration]] services ​
 +with an emphasis on [[ip|intellectual property]], information technology and telecommunications issues.
 +Mr White is:
 +  * admitted to practice law in Australia,
 +  * an [[http://​www.liv.asn.au/​Specialists|Accredited Commercial Litigation Specialist]], ​
 +  * 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 {{:​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 [[https://​www.resolution.institute/​resolving-disputes/​domain-name|Resolution Institute]] .au domain name dispute resolution panel, ​
 +  * a panelist of the [[https://​www.auda.org.au/​policies/​list-of-review-panelists/​|auDA Registrar and Registrant Review Panels]],
 +  * a member of the [[http://​www.lawsociety.com.au/​|Law Society of New South Wales]], ​
 +  * a member of the [[http://​www.liv.asn.au|Law Institute of Victoria]], ​
 +  * 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 {{305605954_1.pdf|fellow}} of the [[http://​www.acica.org.au|Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration]],​
 +  * 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.wipo.int/​amc/​en/​|WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Centre]] general list of mediators and arbitrators, ​
 +  * a member of the [[http://​www.vscl.org.au|Victorian Society for Computers and the Law]], ​
 +  * a member of the [[http://​www.copyright.asn.au|Copyright Society]], ​
 +  * 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 {{::​acdc.mediator.08may14.pdf|member}} of the [[https://​www.acdcltd.com.au/​|ACDC Mediation Panel]],
 +  * a {{::​caat.arbitrator.20aug14.pdf|member}} of the [[http://​www.arbitration.org.tw|Chinese Arbitration Association,​ Taipei]] panel of arbitrators,​
 +  * a {{::​hkiac.08apr14.pdf|member}} of the [[http://​www.hkiac.org/​en/​|Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre]] panel of arbitrators,​
 +  * a {{::​szac.21feb14.pdf|member}} of the [[http://​www.szac.org/​en/​|Shenzhen Arbitration Commission Panel of Arbitrators]],​
 +  * a member of the NBN Co Dispute Management Pool,
 +  * a {{::​ciarb.fellow.26jun14.pdf|fellow}} of the [[http://​www.ciarb.org/​|Chartered Institute of Arbitrators]],​
 +  * 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 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://​en.piac.vn/​|Pacific International Arbitration Centre]] list of arbitrators,​
 +  * an associate of the [[http://​www.philippinearbitrators.org|Philippine Institute of Arbitrators]],​
 +  * a fellow of the [[http://​www.aica.asn.au/​|Australian Institute of Commercial Arbitration]],​
 +  * 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}}, ​  
 +  * 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]].
 +Mr White has:
 +  * 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 {{::​uts-mip.sww.pdf|Masters of Industrial Property}},
 +  * 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]],
 +  * 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]].
 +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 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. [[http://​www.arbitrator.com.au/​doku.php?​id=are_there_any_reported_decisions_of_your_mr_white|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 [[http://​www.austlii.edu.au/​au/​legis/​nsw/​consol_act/​caa2010219/​|Commercial Arbitration Act 2010 (NSW)]] which act follows the [[http://​www.uncitral.org/​|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:
 +  * [[http://​www.austlii.edu.au/​au/​cases/​nsw/​NSWSC/​2011/​268.html|Larkden Pty Limited v Lloyd Energy Systems Pty Limited]](([2011] NSWSC 268)) 
 +  * [[http://​www.austlii.edu.au/​au/​cases/​nsw/​NSWSC/​2011/​1331.html|Larkden Pty Limited v Lloyd Energy Systems Pty Limited]](([2011] NSWSC 1331))
 +  * [[http://​www.austlii.edu.au/​au/​cases/​nsw/​NSWSC/​2011/​1305.html|Larkden Pty Limited v Lloyd Energy Systems Pty Limited]](([2011] NSWSC 1305))
 +  * [[http://​www.austlii.edu.au/​au/​cases/​nsw/​NSWSC/​2011/​1567.html|Larkden Pty Limited v Lloyd Energy Systems Pty Limited]](([2011] NSWSC 1567))
 +Mr White is a nationally accredited and experienced mediator acting as mediator in numerous substantial matters. ​ For more information please visit [[http://​www.mediator.com.au/​|www.mediator.com.au]]
 +Mr  White is also the director and founder of [[http://​www.escrowagent.com.au|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 [[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, ​
 +  * operating systems, ​
 +  * database design and
 +  * communications systems.
 +Mr White has appropriate Australian Government Security Clearances.
 +{{::​steve_white_resume.pdf|Download Mr White'​s resume as a PDF}}
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