- General Mechanical
- Mobile Phone Applications
- Information & Computer Technology
- Sustainable Energy Technology
- Resources, Mining, Oil and Gas
- Medical Technologies
- Electrical Engineering
- Defence & Aerospace
Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) - Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Chris specialises in electrical and electronic engineering, computer technology, software, computer implemented inventions, mobile application technologies and business methods. Prior to joining the patent attorney profession, Chris worked as a field engineer for Halliburton and as a production engineer.
Chris has extensive experience in drafting and prosecuting patent, trade mark and design applications. He has also represented clients in patent disputes, including oppositions before the Australian Patents Office, as well as providing patent validity and infringement opinions.
During his more than 13 years in the profession, he has worked in respect of an eclectic range of technologies, including software and smartphone apps, communication systems, power systems, medical devices, control systems, weaponry, and renewable energy.
In regard to computer implemented and business method inventions, his experience includes seeking and securing patent protection for inventions related to gaming/competitions, electronic transactions and payments, fundraising, messaging, augmented reality and asset acquisition.
Chris' client base ranges from local inventors through to multinational corporations.
- Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (Fellow).
- Intellectual Property Society of Australia & New Zealand (Member).
- Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (Member).