At the heart of any invention is an inventor or a group of inventors. In the midst and excitement of a new invention, the last thing people tend to think about is ‘inventorship’.
With over 30 years in the industry, Tony has extensive experience across every aspect of invention protection. His unrivalled experience in the prosecution of Australian and foreign patent applications and resolving examiners’ objections gives Tony a wide view of the underlying commercial value of patents. He knows that IP protection is only valuable to the extent it aligns with your business objectives.
Tony specialises in the patenting of mechanical, electrical, mining, oil and gas, renewables and general engineering-related inventions in Australia and abroad. In particular, Tony has noteworthy skills in drilling equipment, fluid motors, agricultural machines, heavy haul rail and road transport, oil and gas equipment and infrastructure.
When it comes to crafting a patent, Tony likes to roll up his sleeves and get his hands dirty. By spending the time with the inventor to truly understand how the invention works, Tony ensures that the patent is ideally suited to protect the inventor’s commercial interests.
Tony has been trusted by returning clients for more than 30 years, which is a testament to his knowledge, integrity and excellence.
Education & Qualifications
South Australian Institute of TechnologyBachelor of Electronic Engineering
Registered Patent and Trade Mark Attorney(Australia and New Zealand)
The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia(Fellow)