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.
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.
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.