…is the founder of the firm. Having over 25 years experience in the IP industry, he specialises in the fields of chemistry, material science, nanotechnology, mining and energy, mineral analysis, medical devices, multilayer film technology, petrochemicals, wood treatment and building systems. Andrew is a Registered Patent and Trade Mark Attorney in Australia and New Zealand, a Fellow of the Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia and a Certified Materials Professional recognised by the Institute of Materials Engineering of Australasia. Andrew is also a committee member of the Asian Patent Practice Committee of the Intellectual Property Owners Association, IPO, in the United States which provides recommendations and input into the development of patent law and practice in the Asian region. He is the founder of the Australian Patents Forum on LinkedIn and a Director of the Australian Society for NanoMedicine (ASNM).
Early in his career Andrew worked with the Australian Patent Office as an examiner of patents in the fields of polymer chemistry and medical devices. Since becoming a patent attorney, he has practiced extensively in the fields of patent drafting and prosecution, patent infringement analysis and patent opposition management.