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Patent and Trade Marks Attorney

Saskia has over 20 years’ experience in intellectual property (IP), and has extensive experience in preparing patent specifications, multi-jurisdictional patent prosecution and providing patentability and FTO opinions across a range of technologies including electronic devices, renewable energy, telecommunications, microelectromechanical structures, spectroscopic equipment, analytical instrumentation, optical security devices, signal processing, medical devices, software and FinTech.

Saskia has worked with a large range of clients including Universities, Research Organisations, SMEs, individuals and global corporations to develop strategies for the protection of IP locally and in foreign jurisdictions. She also handles the trade mark portfolios of a number of local clients and has considerable experience in advising trade mark owners on trade mark issues including registrability and infringement, particularly in the Asia Pacific region.

Saskia is passionate about providing high levels of customer service to her clients to assist them in securing commercially relevant intellectual property rights.

Saskia has been recognised as a leading practitioner in the 2020 & 2021 IAM Patent 1000, and in the 2020 & 2021 MIP IP Stars.

Qualifications

Graduate, AICD, Company Directors Course, 2018
Graduate Diploma Intellectual Property Law, University of Melbourne, 2004
Registered Australian and New Zealand Patent Attorney, 2003
Registered Australian Trade Marks Attorney, 2003
Bachelor of Geomatics (Hons), University of Melbourne, 2000
Bachelor of Science, University of Melbourne, 1999

Memberships

The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (Fellow)
The Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc.
Asian Patent Attorneys Association – Councillor

Service locations

Melbourne, Tasmania

Service areas

Patents, Trade Marks, Designs

Expertise

Elec. Engineering
ICT & Software
Medical Technology and Devices
Physics

Specialities

Analytical instrumentation
Mapping technologies
Microfluidics
Optical security devices
Signal processing
Electronics
Electronics