Andrew Fox SC

Andrew Fox SC

Admissions & Appointments
  • Senior Counsel 2021
  • Barrister NSW 2006
  • Solicitor NSW 1996


Andrew principally practises in intellectual property and commercial litigation, including trade practices. Andrew’s intellectual property experience spans the full spectrum in that field, including patents, trade marks, copyright, designs, confidential information and consumer protection. He has appeared in a number of leading cases (including in the High Court) and appears regularly in the Federal Court of Australia and in patent and trade mark oppositions held at IP Australia.

Andrew’s patent experience traverses a wide range of technology fields, including mining, mechanical, chemical, pharmaceutical and telecommunications. He also has considerable experience in general commercial litigation, having appeared in proceedings before the Supreme Court of NSW, the District Court of NSW and in interstate Courts.

Andrew is recognised in Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific as a leading barrister in intellectual property (2021 – Band 1); Doyle’s Leading Intellectual Property Senior Counsel – Australia (2023), Best Lawyers in Australia (2022) and The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals, The Legal 500 – Australian Bar – Intellectual Property. Andrew is also admitted to practice as a Barrister in New Zealand.


  • LLM University of Sydney 2002
  • LLB (Hons 1) University of Sydney 1996
  • BA University of Sydney 1993