Eddie Scuderi

Partner. Brisbane.

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Eddie Scuderi

Eddie’s skills and experience are highly demanded by big business.

Advising major clients across the public and private sectors, Eddie specialises in solving some of the most complex and challenging issues that companies face today.

This includes navigating the Competition and Consumer Act, intellectual property issues, electronic commerce arrangements, large-scale ICT system integration contracts, and the structuring of strategic technology and marketing joint ventures and sponsorship arrangements.

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Eddie’s skills and experience are highly demanded by big business.

Advising major clients across the public and private sectors, Eddie specialises in solving some of the most complex and challenging issues that companies face today.

This includes navigating the Competition and Consumer Act, intellectual property issues, electronic commerce arrangements, large-scale ICT system integration contracts, and the structuring of strategic technology and marketing joint ventures and sponsorship arrangements.

Eddie also regularly acts in complex litigation matters appearing before the superior courts and tribunals on clients’ behalf. This has included patent infringement proceedings in the Federal Court, a High Court appeal over copyright issues, and International Arbitrations involving claims of breach of confidence and copyright.

“Able to distil complex matters into simple advice and solutions” Chambers Global Guide
Eddie Scuderi

Eddie's Expertise

  • BG Group $1 billion takeover Obtained ACCC clearance for BG’s $1 billion takeover of coal seam gas producer Pure Energy Resources.
  • Suncorp-Metway Limited Obtained ACCC clearances for Suncorp-Metway’ $7.8 billion merger with Promina Group and for its acquisition of GIO, as well as advice on competition law issues across a range of transactions and joint ventures.
  • Aurizon Advises Aurizon on the competition law aspects of various commercial and regulatory arrangements and in respect of its Access Undertaking lodged with the Queensland Competition Authority.
  • Suncorp Metway off-shoring arrangements Advised on, negotiated and drafted off-shoring and outsourcing arrangements, including regulatory advice on outsourcing of material business activities.
  • Sucrogen (CSR Sugar) Advised Sucrogen in relation to research and development, commercialisation and licensing arrangements in respect of sugar production related technology and patents including the negotiation and drafting of complex legal arrangements and advice on plant breeder rights.

What others say

  • “Best Lawyer - Financial Institutions” Best Lawyers Peer Review, 2016-2018
  • “Best Lawyer - Regulatory” Best Lawyers Peer Review, 2015-2018
  • “Best Lawyer - Competition, Health & Aged Care, Intellectual Property Law” Best Lawyers Peer Review, 2014-2018
  • “Best Lawyer - Information Technology” Best Lawyers Peer Review, 2012-2018
  • “Best Lawyer - Government” Best Lawyers Peer Review, 2010-2018
  • “Lawyer of the Year - Information Technology Law - Brisbane” Best Lawyers Peer Review, 2017
  • “Lawyer of the Year - Regulatory Practice - Brisbane” Best Lawyers Peer Review, 2015-2016
  • “Leading Lawyer - Competition/Antitrust” Chambers Asia Pacific Guide, 2014 & 2015
  • “Highlighted for being able to 'distil complex matters into simple advice and solutions' as well as for his strong commercial awareness” Chambers Asia Pacific Guide, 2014
  • “Lawyer of the Year - Government - Brisbane” Best Lawyers Peer Review, 2013
  • “One of the world’s leading Patent and Technology Licensing lawyers” Edition of the IAM 250, 2011/2012
  • “Recommended Practitioner - IP Licensing Field” Edition of the IAM 250, 2011/2012

Eddie's Thinking

Eddie's Leadership

  • Law Council of Australia Trade Practices Committee Member
    Intellectual Property Committee Member
  • Queensland University of Technology Law School External Advisory Committee Member
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth Partner-In-Charge, Brisbane
    Executive Leadership Team Member