+61 2 8091 3429

Steve Davey | Managing Director

steve.davey@stellariplaw.com

+61 402 519 010

Steve is the Managing Director of Stellar Law. He is a patent attorney, trade mark attorney, lawyer, physicist, and inventor.

He has a Masters Degree in Law and Bachelor of Science Degree (majoring in Astrophysics). He has been practicing as a lawyer since 2006.

He has filed over 2,500 trade mark applications and over 600 patent applications.

In 2012, he patented his own software for automated trade mark monitoring called "Visimark" (see www.visimark.com.au). He commercialised the software and used the profits to start Stellar Law, along with a cloning company called Reinclonation Pty Ltd (which was acquired by a billionaire in September 2018).

He now uses his Visimark invention to provide free trade mark monitoring for all of the clients of Stellar Law.

Steve also wrote script for a TV series set during the Crusades period with Adjunct Professor Jeffery Butz of Penn State University which was optioned to Associated Producers Ltd of Canada (which regularly makes film productions with James Cameron).

Claire Darby | Lawyer

claire.darby@stellariplaw.com

+61 412 998 951

Claire Darby | Lawyer

Claire has fourteen years experience at national and boutique law firms as a commercial lawyer, intellectual property lawyer and litigator. She has degrees in Law (Honours) and Business (majoring in marketing) from the University of Technology, Sydney.

Claire specialises in branding strategy and trade marks, and Information Technology law.

Claire is a member of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand and the Law Society of New South Wales.

Gareth Benson | Lawyer

gareth.benson@stellariplaw.com

+61 416 779 163

 

Gareth Benson is a qualified lawyer with the Law Institute of Victoria, admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria in 2003. Gareth commenced his articles with boutique media entertainment practice Hebert Geer and Rundle (now Thomson Geers) and for Canberra’s Bradley Allen lawyers. He has held Intellectual Property and Business Affairs roles for CSIRO and SBS Television. He is also an innovation strategist, and media entrepreneur.

Kate Fagan | Trainee Trade Mark Attorney

kate.fagan@stellariplaw.com

+61 418 242 075

Kate holds a Bachelor of Design (BDes) from University of New South Wales. 

 

She is currently studying at University of Technology Sydney to become a Registered Trademark Attorney. 

She has over ten years paralegal experience working in the legal industry.


She is a Creative and Graphic Designer and can provide trademark and logo design, drawings for design applications and website design.

Afia Kharouf | Trade Mark Attorney & Trainee Patent Attorney

afia.kharouf@stellariplaw.com

+61 412 291 877

Afia is a qualified pharmacist and trade mark attorney.

 

She has a Masters of Pharmacy Degree from Cardiff University in the United Kingdom. 

 

She has worked in the field of retail pharmacy for 7 years.