Michael Grant

Michael Grant



ACADEMIC:        Bachelor of Science (University of Melbourne) 1970                       

                            (Major studies in Physics and Electronics)


                            Diploma of Librarianship  (RMIT) 1978


                            Registered Patent Attorney (Australia)  1981

                            Registered Trade Mark Attorney (Australia)

                            Registered Patent Attorney (New Zealand) 1999




TECHNICAL:      Experience in a range of technologies, including  Mechanical, Electrical, Civil and other branches of Engineering, Electronics, Computing and Software, Optics.



PROFESSIONAL: Experience since 1970 in all areas of patent attorney's practice, including advising on patentability and advice generally in relation to protection in Australia; preparing, lodging and prosecuting both Australian and foreign patent, trade mark, design applications; acting for clients in pre-grant opposition proceedings and in post-grant validity and infringement actions.


                            Conducted seminars and information sessions in intellectual property matters for corporate clients, industry groups, and inventors.


                            Practised as a librarian in 1979 and 1980, and gained experience in use of both manual and computer-based information retrieval systems.



MEMBERSHIPS: Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA)

                            International Association for the Protection of  

                                Industrial Property (AIPPI)

                            Federal Internationale des Conseils en Propriete

                                Industrielle (FICPI)

                            Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand


Contact:  mg@patentattorney.com.au