Patent and Trade Marks Attorney

Greg is a chemical engineer and has worked as a patent attorney with Australian SMEs for more than 30 years. Greg’s broad range of engineering experience sees him active in a range of technologies, from mining, mineral processing and mechanical engineering, to general chemistry, surface coatings, optics and materials engineering. Greg also handles a broad range of trade mark work for his Australian clients.

Greg was awarded the Institute Prize by the Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia for high academic achievement in his qualifying examinations.

Greg was formerly a Senior Fellow of the Law Faculty at Melbourne University, lecturing in the Master of Intellectual Property, and has also lectured at the Adelaide University Law School in intellectual property subjects. He recently completed a Graduate Diploma in Science and Technology Commercialisation at Adelaide University. He also spent six years as a Government appointed member of the Professional Standards Board for Patent and Trade Marks Attorneys.

Greg undertakes regular business travel throughout Asia, specifically to Japan, China, Korea and Singapore, and has more recently also been travelling to Germany. Greg has been identified in the ALB Intellectual Property Law Guide (March 2009) for his great relationships with clients interested in filing overseas.

Greg also has a sporting background, having played NBL basketball for the Melbourne Tigers in the late 1980’s.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons), Monash University, 1985
Registered Australian and New Zealand Patent and Trade Marks Attorney, 1988
Graduate Diploma in Science and Technology Commercialisation, Adelaide University, 2010

Memberships

The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (Fellow)
Asian Patent Attorneys Association

Service locations

Adelaide, Northern Territory

Service areas

Patents, Trade Marks, Designs

Expertise

Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Clean Technology
Materials Science
Mechanical Engineering
Nanotechnology
Pharmaceuticals
Physics

Specialities

Environmental technology
Nanoparticles
Mining
Opthalmology
Physical chemistry
Processing and packaging
Separation technologies
Surface chemistry
Water treatment