Peter Lightbody

Peter Lightbody

Lawyer

Peter is a technology and IP lawyer (also qualified as a mechanical engineer) whose focus is on extracting and consolidating value from IP. He is enthusiastic about the confluence of new technologies, good ideas, and the challenges and opportunities from disruption. Peter advises on patents, copyright and licensing (including open source software) issues for diverse projects involving industry and government collaborations, open innovation, agile software development, IP management and strategy, e-commerce, IT procurement, commercial law, privacy data protection and other issues relevant to start-ups and high growth companies. Prior to Allen Legal, Peter was IP Counsel for NICTA for 11 years before taking the same role at high growth technology startup Metamako.