Wrays Principal, Scott Vilé joins CORE Innovation Hub’s Hot 30 Awards as Judge

Thanks to CORE Innovation Hub for the great write up of Wrays Principal, Scott Vilé. Read their article below – CORE Innovation Hub is pleased to announce Wrays Principal, Scott Vilé will join the Hot 30 Awards as a Judge in 2022. Scott’s passion is in developing commercially relevant IP strategies to protect innovations. As a senior patent and trademark …

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Wrays Joins CORE Innovation Hot 30 as Award Sponsor

Wrays is very excited to announce its new partnership with CORE Innovation Hub, Australia’s first innovation hub for the resources sector and a national ecosystem for innovators in mining, resources, energy, defence and space to connect and collaborate. Read on for the announcement… “Wrays is proud to sponsor CORE Innovation Hub’s Hot 30 Awards 2022, continuing our commitment and support …

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Merry Christmas from Wrays

Dear friends & colleagues, As we begin the festive season, the team at Wrays would like to thank our clients and associates for their continued support during 2021. It has been another year which has presented all of us with both challenges and opportunities. Wrays has embraced those challenges and opportunities, enabling us to adapt and innovate whilst continuing to …

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We’re growing – Wrays Acquires Lord & Company

We are delighted to announce that Wrays has acquired Lord & Co, an award-winning and established Patent and Trade Mark Attorney firm in Perth. Wrays’ Chairman Gary Cox made the announcement this week saying “following the acquisition, Lord & Co’s clients will benefit immediately from a significant range of Wrays resources. With offices in Perth, Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne, Wrays …

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Celebrating Women in Technology – in Western Australia and Beyond

Wrays is a proud sponsor of the Women in Technology WA (WiTWA) Tech [+] Conference 2021. This is the third consecutive year we have sponsored the conference and awards, and we continue to do so because not only are we are passionate about supporting women in technology but also their entrepreneurial spirit. Protecting the tech innovations of the women of …

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Admissibility of post-filing data in different jurisdictions

The admissibility of post-filing data varies across jurisdictions, making its effectiveness subject to national patent office rules. Join our panel as they discuss these differences and the impact they have on the strategy of patent prosecution in different jurisdictions. In Europe, post-filing evidence can be used to counteract inventive step objections at the EPO (T939/92 and T1329/04), and in limited …

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Wrays bolsters teams across Australia

As the legal profession continues to experience turmoil amongst COVID lockdowns, the team at Wrays is celebrating the appointment of three new senior hires in the Melbourne, Sydney and Perth offices. Andrew Goatcher joins the Melbourne dispute resolution team as a Principal bringing with him over 30 years’ experience advising and acting in complex IP and commercial litigation matters. Having …

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Congratulating Our People Across the Country

Wrays is delighted to announce four promotions across our firm. On the east coast, Dr Phil Burns has been promoted to Special Counsel and Dr Daniel Beck has been promoted to Senior Associate. And in WA, Bindhu Holavanahalli has been promoted to Senior Associate and Grace Ng has been promoted to Associate. With a degree in optoelectronics and a doctorate …

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Keeping the safety and wellbeing of our staff and community front of mind

Update: Our WA team are now happily back in our Perth office, given their improved Covid-19 situation. Given the current Covid-19 situation unfolding at differing levels across our states, Wrays would like to inform our friends, clients and wider network that Wrays’ people are now working remotely across NSW and VIC. We remain fully contactable throughout this period via our …

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Get Ready to Ignite!

Do you have an idea or innovation that could become a high-growth business? If so, Curtin Ignition may be what you need to help make your vision a reality. Applications are now open for Curtin Ignition, an intensive training program for aspiring entrepreneurs, academics and corporate innovators to trial and prepare business ideas for the commercial environment. This year the Perth-based …

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