Patent and Trade Marks Attorney

Matthew has first class honours degree in physics, majoring in photonics and has over 10 years of IP experience. Matthew practices primarily in the fields of physics, electrical engineering and computer technologies, specialising in lasers, optical fibres, photovoltaic devices and various optical network devices for the telecommunications industry. Matthew also has a keen interest in the fields of nanotechnology and near-Earth space technology which has exposed Matthew to the importance of computational analysis of complex systems and problems.

Matthew has expertise drafting, prosecuting and defending patent specifications across a broad range of technologies, including optical and electronic telecommunications, control systems, computer vision, driver monitoring technology, consumer electronics, machine learning, augmented reality, neuroscience diagnostic and rehabilitation systems, gaming technologies, HVAC and building management systems and various other computer-implemented technologies.

More recently, Matthew has focussed on assisting local Australian clients, particularly start-ups, with protecting their IP and gaining commercial traction. He enjoys working with early-stage companies and watching their ideas transform into commercial products.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science (Photonics) (Honours class 1), University of Newcastle, completed 2006
Master of Industrial Property, University of Technology, Sydney, completed 2011
Registered Australian and New Zealand patent attorney, 2011
Registered Australian trade marks attorney, 2011

Memberships

Fellow, IPTA

Service location

Sydney

Service areas

Patents

Expertise

Clean Technology
Commercialisation
Elec. Engineering
ICT & Software
Medical Technology and Devices
Molecular Electronics
Nanotechnology
Physics

Specialities

Photonics
Optics
Lasers
Telecommunications
Image processing
Medical Technology and Devices
Computer implemented inventions