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About Emily

Emily Korda is a Senior Associate (effective July 2020) in the firm's corporate and M&A and intellectual property groups.

Emily practices in corporate law, with a particular focus on intellectual property law and services businesses. Her experience includes acting on business acquisitions and sales, intellectual property law matters and disputes, and general corporate matters across a range of industries including retail and technology.

Emily joined Arnold Bloch Leibler as a law graduate in 2015 after graduating from Monash University with a Master of Laws (Juris Doctor) and the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Arts. Emily was admitted to practice in 2016 and was appointed a senior associate of the firm in July 2020.

Practice focus

Emily's practice focuses on the following areas:

  • intellectual property protection for the life cycle of IP assets, including searching, advisory, registration, opposition, portfolio management, commercialisation, litigation and enforcement
  • corporate transactions and M&A, including sales and purchases of businesses, supply/distribution and other services agreements
  • commercialisation and licensing agreements, research and development
  • public and private capital raisings, including initial public offerings and ASX listings, and general commercial and corporate advice. 

Experience

Emily has acted in a range of matters, including on behalf of:

  • Longtable Group: in relation to its $43 million capital raising and acquisition of B-d. Farm Paris Creek, one of Australia’s leading organic biodynamic dairy food and beverage businesses
  • Phosphagenics Limited: in relation to the sale of its global beauty brand, BioElixia® to Pure Beauty Australia Pty Ltd. including long term licensing and supply arrangements of Phosphagenics’ TPM®
  • Nulac Food: in relation to the 100% sale of Australia’s leading producer of goat milk products to ASX listed Bubs Australia
  • Premier Investments: management of one of its brand’s international trade mark portfolio
  • Nufarm: in relation to its entitlement offer to fund the US$490 million acquisition of a crop protection portfolio from Adama Agricultural Solutions and Syngenta Crop Protection
  • Zip Co Limited: in relation to various licensing and intellectual property agreements
  • J’Aton: in relation to its international manufacturing and distribution arrangements, trade mark and design protection
  • Australia's largest banana producer: in relation to its international research collaboration agreement with a University and international project partners, and
  • TPI Enterprises Limited: in relation to its $44 million placement and entitlement offer. 

Recognition & publications

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