Oxygene IP will work side by side with you, with a fresh and enthusiastic approach, to guide you through the complexities of IP registration in Australasia and internationally.
Our attorneys are creative thinkers, with a wealth of knowledge and are passionate about protecting clients’ commercial interests. They work collaboratively to develop bespoke and effective strategies and solutions for comprehensive IP protection. As long-standing Fellows of the Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys (IPTA), our partners are committed to IPTA’s ideals of excellence.
Extensive post-doctoral industry, commercial and research experience provides our attorneys with a deep appreciation of the intricacies of taking IP from the drawing board to the global market. Oxygene IP understands the realities and challenges of running a business, and the importance that intellectual property plays in commercial success.
Based in Melbourne, our attorneys act directly before IP Australia and the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ). They maintain close ties with colleagues in Singapore and Malaysia who act directly before the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and the Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO). Oxygene IP is a hub for coordinating the protection of our clients’ IP in these four jurisdictions.
Working with a long-established global network of attorneys, Oxygene IP provides clients with the capability to protect their intellectual property overseas.
Oxygene IP has a world of experience with patents, trade marks, designs and other forms of intellectual property, that you can draw upon for all your IP needs.Show more +
A senior partner of the firm, Paul holds a BBiomedSc majoring in Chemistry and Biochemistry. His BBiomedSc(Hons) year was his introduction to applied research, where he used biophysical and biological tools to investigate the causative gene of hereditary sex-linked anaemia in mice. Paul continued his applied research in the completion of a PhD in biophysics in which he performed spectroscopic, computational and informatic studies of the prion protein.
In 2003, Paul started in the intellectual property profession when he joined a Japanese patent attorney firm in Osaka. Paul largely provided advice to non-Japanese IP owners in relation to Japanese patent law and its landscape. With his physics, computational and biochemistry backgrounds, Paul worked in both the firm’s information technology and life sciences and teams.
Paul is a registered trans-Tasman patent attorney and trade mark attorney with a Masters in Intellectual Property Law. He entered the profession in Australia in 2005.
Paul’s practice includes drafting, prosecution and litigation of engineering, spectroscopic, medical imaging, sensor-technologies, clean technology, mechanical, computer software, biophysical and material science matters before IP Australia and IPONZ. He has conducted several patent proceedings before the Federal Court of Australia. With his background in applied research, Paul’s work covers most technology areas, including pneumatics, medical devices, chemical processing, anaesthesia/sleep monitoring devices, safety devices, building materials and business methods.
Paul also enjoys the gymnastics of trade marks and designs and handles matters before both IP Australia and the IPONZ.
Paul is a Fellow of The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia, a Member of the Asian Patent Attorney Association, The Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand and The Royal Australian Chemical Institute.
Having spent over two years in Japan, Paul has a working competency in Japanese.Show more +
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