Grant commenced at the Australian Copyright Council after six years with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, where he oversaw its Disputes & Litigation practice. From roles including being a Partner at Minter Ellison and Senior Legal Counsel at Ninemsn, Grant has significant litigation and commercial experience in both media and intellectual property law, his expertise also includes involvement in legislative and policy reviews. Grant is widely active across the intellectual property profession, including lecturing media law to university students, as well as members of the Media Entertainment & Arts Alliance. Grant has also greatly enjoyed performing pro bono work for the Arts Law Centre of Australia.
While Grant’s fascination with copyright in part comes from his broken dreams of becoming a famous solo singer/songwriter, he is certainly a passionate advocate for the rights of creators, and the importance of copyright in the Australian cultural landscape.