BSc FIPTA MRACI Cchem

Patent and Trade Marks Attorney

Office location
Melbourne
Service locations
Melbourne
Western Australia
Department
Chemistry and Life Sciences
Service areas
Patents
Plant Breeder's Rights/Variety Rights
Expertise
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Life Sciences
Materials Science
Nanotechnology
Pharmaceuticals
Plants and Agriculture
Specialities
Aqua culture
Catalysts
Drug delivery
Medical imaging
Mining
Nanoparticles
Nutrition
Organic chemistry
Plant biotechnology
Separation technologies
Surface chemistry
Water treatment
Qualifications
Bachelor of Science (Chemistry and Pharmacology), Monash University, 1983
Registered Australian and New Zealand Patent and Trade Marks Attorney, 1988
Direct telephone
+61 3 9622 2287
Email
david.tadgell@pof.com.au
Year joined
1983
Year qualified
1988
Memberships
The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (Fellow)
Royal Australian Chemical Institute
International Federation of Patent Attorneys
International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property
Asian Patent Attorneys Association
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About David

David joined the firm in 1983, but took a hiatus to work in the Intellectual Property Department of ICI Pharmaceuticals (now AstraZeneca) in England during 1986-1987.

David’s current practice involves patent drafting, prosecution and pharmaceutical extension of term and opposition work. He specialises in pharmaceuticals, drug delivery, mineral processing and other chemical related patents.

David is a senior fellow of the Faculty of Law at Melbourne University, where he lectures in Patent Systems and Interpretation and Validity of Patent Specifications. He is also a Council Member for the Institute of Patent and Trade Marks Attorneys (IPTA). He has been identified in the ALB Intellectual Property Law Guide (March 2009) for his chemistry intellectual property work.