Patent and Trade Marks Attorney

Rodney is the Manager and Team Coordinator of IP Organisers Pty Ltd. He is also a Principal of Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick.

Rodney has more than 27 years’ experience in intellectual property information research across all technologies. He is experienced in all types of searches, including freedom to operate, novelty and non-patent literature searches, as well as IP management and due diligence.

Prior to joining the firm in 1989, Rodney worked in the analytical laboratories of a Melbourne based brewery. Rodney is active in the LGBTI community being the co-moderator of the Gay Dads Australia group. He is also a regular presenter at national conferences in relation to surrogacy and donor conception.


Registered Australian and New Zealand Patent Attorney, 1995
Registered Australian Trade Marks Attorney, 1995
Bachelor of Science (Applied Chemistry), RMIT, 1986


The Australian Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys (Fellow)
Patent Information Users Group

Service location


Service areas

Patents, IP Research


Domain Names
IP Research


Expert witness
IP investigations
Non-use investigations