Our Electronics, Physics and IT (EPIT) team has a breadth of industry experience in assisting local and international clients to protect their intellectual property (IP). The team is diverse and is comprised of patent attorneys with qualifications in biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, geomatics and computer science.

Whether you require assistance with drafting, protecting or exploiting developments, our team will work with you to ensure your IP strategy is in line with your business objectives.

The team has experience across a range of advanced technology fields, including:

  • Business methods
  • Computer science
  • Crystallography
  • Digital printing
  • eCommerce
  • Electromechanical engineering
  • Electronics
  • Financial systems
  • Games and systems
  • Hardware
  • Information technology
  • Internet technologies
  • Lasers
  • Multimedia
  • Nanotechnology
  • Optics
  • Photonics
  • Physics
  • Software
  • Spectroscopy
  • Telecommunications
  • X-ray diffraction

To stay at the forefront of changes in this continuously evolving industry, the team is active in industry groups in both Australia and overseas, including Engineers Australia, The Australian Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association, Victorian Society for Computers & the Law, and The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Who to contact


Saskia is the firm’s Electronics, Physics and IT (EPIT) team leader. Saskia has over 15 years’ experience in intellectual property (IP). She has extensive experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications relating to a variety of technologies in the electronics and information technology fields, including software, business methods, eCommerce and spatial information systems for both local and international clients.

To find out more, please contact Saskia at saskia.jahn@pof.com.au