After graduation Michael initially worked as a computer programmer on parametric CAD applications before taking a position with an electronic communications engineering company. In the period 1994 to 1996 Michael was sole patents officer with international medical electronics company, Cochlear Limited.
Clients find Geraldine to be a highly professional, friendly and thoughtful provider of expert advice in the area of trade marks and intellectual property in general.
Apart from securing trade mark registrations, locally and internationally, Kellie also assists with non-use removal applications, trade mark oppositions and negotiations with the owners of conflicting trade marks.
After starting his IP career at the Australian Patent Office (now IP Australia) working as an Examiner of Patents, Brendan went on to work at Griffith Hack, where he later became Partner and was Partner in Charge of the Brisbane office for well over a decade. More recently Brendan has been working at Marks and Clerk, Singapore.
In the course of his career, Andy has worked on a wide variety of patent matters. The work that he has been involved in ranges from traditional materials and chemical technologies in the mining and metallurgy industries to emerging fields such as nanotechnology and bio-medical devices for small enterprises, research institutes and universities.
Mark has a degree in electrical engineering and is highly experienced in helping clients in the electrical, mechanical and general engineering fields. Mark was a partner of Pizzeys patent attorneys for a number of years and has particular experience in assisting overseas attorneys and clients secure patent protection in Australia.
After university Jeremy worked with a Brisbane based engineering consultancy for a number of years. That time gave him invaluable practical experience in solving real world problems and understanding the requirements and constraints of people working in the field