Paul holds a B.Biomed.Sc. majoring in Chemistry and Biochemistry. His B.Biomed.Sci.(Hons) year was his introduction to applied research and he continued his research in the completion of a Ph.D. 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 provided advice to Japanese & non-Japanese IP Owners in relation to Japanese, US & EP Patent Law. 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 Australian and New Zealand Patent & Trade Mark Attorney with a Masters in Intellectual Property Law.
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 and Plant Breeder Rights before the Australian and New Zealand Patent Offices. 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 is a Member of the Asian Patent Attorney Association, The Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand, The Royal Australian Chemical Institute and a Fellow of The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia.