Patent and Trade Marks Attorney, Lawyer

Adrian Crooks, Partner
Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick Lawyers
Melbourne

Adrian is an intellectual property (IP) lawyer who combines legal expertise with deep technological knowledge to advise Australian and international businesses in the resolution of commercial IP disputes.

Adrian represents clients in a range of patent infringement matters including major pharmaceutical litigation and engineering technologies. He also represents clients in other areas of IP litigation including registered design rights, trade marks and copyright.

Adrian is also a registered patent attorney and regularly acts for Australian and international clients in opposition proceedings before the Australian Patent Office. He has over 10 years’ experience providing infringement and validity advice across all aspects of IP, as well as the drafting and prosecution of patent applications.

Adrian qualified as a patent attorney in 2005, and was awarded the Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorney’s prize that year for best qualifying candidate.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Hons), Monash University, 2003
Bachelor of Laws, Monash University, 2003
Legal Practicing Certificate, 2006
Registered Australian and New Zealand Patent and Trade Marks Attorney, 2006
Master of Laws (Intellectual Property), Monash University, 2008

Memberships

The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys (Fellow)
The Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand
Law Institute of Victoria

Service location

Melbourne

Service areas

Legal Services

Expertise

Civil Engineering
Copyright
Enforcement and Dispute Resolution
Litigation
Materials Science
Physics

Specialities

Pharmaceuticals