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Patent and Trade Marks Attorney

Saskia has over 15 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 has been recognised as a leading practitioner in the 2020 IAM Patent 1000, and in the 2020 MIP IP Stars.


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


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



Clean Technology
Elec. Engineering
ICT & Software


Analytical instrumentation
Mapping technologies
Optical security devices
Signal processing
Smart mining