Chris is a registered Australian patent attorney specialising in the prosecution and enforcement of patent and registered design rights across a wide range of mechanical technologies. Chris is also a registered Australian trademark attorney and has broad experience in prosecuting and enforcing trademark registrations.
Prior to joining Cotters, Chris gained experience in large patent attorney firms in both Paris and Sydney. Chris draws on his dual engineering and commerce qualifications in working with engineering companies to develop strategies to optimise and best protect their patent, design and trademark portfolios and maximise the commercial benefits that can be extracted from their IP rights.
Chris has also been appointed to the Asian Patent Attorney Association's Anti-Counterfeiting Committee.
Chris has gained particular patent attorney experience in the following fields:
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