Below is a list of the top and leading Patent Lawyers in Brisbane. To help you find the best Patent Attorneys located near you in Brisbane, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Brisbane’s Best Patent Attorneys:
The top rated Patent Lawyers in Brisbane are:
- Dr. Ewen C. Wynne – Wynnes Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys
- Michael Buck – Michael Buck IP Patent and Trademark Attorneys
- Wayne Slater – IP Gateway Patent and Trade Marks Attorneys
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Dr. Ewen C. Wynne – Wynnes Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys
Dr. Ewen C. Wynne is the Principal & Owner and a Patent and Trade Mark Attorney. Ewen has over 20 years experience in Patent, Design and Trademark law. He is a registered Australian Patent and Trade Mark Attorney and a Fellow of the Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia. He is also a registered New Zealand Patent Attorney.
He has worked in private practice with individuals, businesses of various sizes, government and University departments. Ewen has prepared and prosecuted patent applications in Australia, USA, Europe and other foreign countries. As well he has prepared and prosecuted numerous trade mark and design applications in Australia and overseas. He has also been involved with opposition proceedings with the Australian Patent and Trade Marks Office.
Ewen has developed a large primarily mechanical and chemical patent practice dealing with medical to industrial type inventions. Many of his engineering clients have successfully used their intellectual property to win tenders and negotiate contracts and license agreements.
He also has a biotechnology practice developed with local businesses and overseas chemical and pharmaceutical companies and institutions. Ewen has a science degree (Honours) and Ph.D in bacterial genetics with overseas post-doctoral experience in molecular genetics and molecular biology.
Ewen also has a Trade Marks practice. He views Trade Marks as an integral component in the commercialisation of the invention. A distinctive trade mark for a product or service can greatly increase the sales success of the product or service. He has lectured at Universities, conferences and functions on intellectual property.
Trade Marks, Patents (Management of Overseas IP), Designs, Other Services (Business Names, Domain Names, IP Audits, Infringement Advice, Copyright), Small Business IP Protection, Free Consultation
“This team come very highly recommended as they are great on detail and explanations.” – Leslie Hanson
Michael Buck – Michael Buck IP Patent and Trademark Attorneys
Michael Buck has been a registered Australian patent and trade mark attorney since 1998. He holds degrees in Engineering (Electrical) and Arts (Philosophy & Mathematics) from The University of Queensland and a Masters of Legal Studies (IP) from the University of Technology Sydney.
After graduation Michael initially worked as a computer programmer on parametric CAD applications before taking a position with an electronic communications engineering company.
In the period 1994 to 1996 Michael was sole patents officer with international medical electronics company, Cochlear Limited. Subsequently he undertook studies for registration as a patent and trade mark attorney during three years of employment with Watermarkpatent and trade mark attorneys in their Sydney office.
Michael is one of a very small number of Australian patent attorneys to have passed all of the final Patent Attorney Standards Board admission examinations simultaneously and on first attempt. From 2001 to 2008, Michael was a partner of the Brisbane firm of Eagar & Buck.
Patents (Australian and International Patents), Trademarks (Australian Trademarks, International Trademarks, Domain Names and Business Names), Design Registrations
“I’m an individual & thought of applying patent on my own. It would have been a grave mistake. After talking to Andy I realized that there is much more to applying on my own. Andy was helpful & quickly grasped the scope of invention. I’m pleased with his professional service & quick turnaround time. Their service is affordable too.” – Vijay Kumar
Wayne Slater – IP Gateway Patent and Trade Marks Attorneys
Wayne Slater – A chemical engineer and lawyer by training, Wayne has 30 years’ experience in the field of intellectual property. He is the Principal of IP Gateway and works as a patent attorney across a range of engineering technologies with an emphasis on mining and energy.
His experience includes identifying intellectual property and strategies to protect it. This includes preparing and filing patent and design applications (including international patent applications), prosecuting patent and design applications. One area of particular specialisation is patent oppositions, and advising clients on the validity and enforcement of patents and designs. Another area of particular focus is analyzing the validity of competitor’s patents.
Additionally, Wayne has developed a vibrant practice in the preparation and enforcement of registered designs. He is a member of the standing committee on designs at AIPPI and contributed to the Australian chapter of the Wolters Kluwer publication, Design Rights: Functionality and Scope of Protection. Wayne also presents the designs law module of the WIPO-QUT Masters of Law program in Australia. Wayne was on the organising committee of the AIPPI/INTA designs conference in Singapore and presented at the conference.
Wayne regularly travels overseas to attend and present at conferences. While overseas Wayne takes the opportunity to visit IP Gateway’s international clients and further develop and strengthen the firm’s standing in the overseas marketplace.
Patents Group, Trade Marks Group, Designs Group, Complimentary Consultation, Australian Law Information, Filing Requirements
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